Patrick's practice focuses primarily on catastrophic loss cases involving wrongful death or serious bodily injury in the context of products and premises liability, toxic torts, and trucking/auto cases. He also has an active tort defense practice in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

    • Education

      • J.D., College of William & Mary, Order of the Barristers, Law Review, Trial Team, 2000
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      Professional Recognition

      • Virginia's "Legal Elite" Virginia Business magazine
      • Virginia Super Lawyers "Rising Star"
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    • Memberships

      • Virginia State Bar
      • U.S. Virgin Islands Bar
      • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
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      Leadership

      • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys: Former Board of Directors (2004-2009)
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Experience

  • Has tried cases in state and federal courts, with approximately 30 jury trials to verdict.
  • Has represented manufacturers and distributors in products liability lawsuits, including cases involving construction and mining equipment, aircraft components, boat engines, wheelchairs, whirlpools, and security systems.
  • Represents national trucking firms in defense of personal injury lawsuits, including wrongful death and traumatic brain injury.
  • Defends toxic tort and multiple chemical sensitivity claims arising out of alleged exposure to asbestos, "toxic" mold, adhesives, and lead.
  • Represents international resorts, hotels, and restaurant chains in defense of premises liability lawsuits.
  • Defends major telecommunications company in defense of contract disputes and personal injury lawsuits.
  • Represents insurance companies in defense and prosecution of coverage disputes.
  • Represents national railroad in local FELA and crossing matters. 
  • Represented national airline and national aviation company in aviation law matters filed in Virginia and Washington, D.C.

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