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Patrick L. Abramowich


Pittsburgh, PA


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Patrick concentrates on complex commercial litigation and employment matters, with an emphasis on the retail, franchising, and pharmaceutical industries. He regularly counsels businesses on a variety of employment matters and handles employment discrimination litigation and other employment-related disputes.

Patrick’s experience includes:

  • litigating a variety of breach of contract and Uniform Commercial Code claims, including a multi-million-dollar breach of contract suit for a pharmaceutical manufacturer
  • handling claims relating to partnership and corporate dissension
  • litigating restrictive covenant, stock option, and executive compensation claims
  • defending national class actions regarding franchise system standards

Before Fox Rothschild

At the University of Pittsburgh, Patrick was a 1989 Truman Scholar from Pennsylvania and president of his third-year law school class.

Beyond Fox Rothschild

An Elder (and former Deacon) of the Community Presbyterian Church of Ben Avon, he is currently the Clerk of Session. Patrick is also an actor with  Players and Dry Bones Productions as well as the Ben Avon Community Theatre, where he holds the position of Vice-President.  

Client Resources

Franchise Law Update Blog
Patrick is among the contributors to the firm's Franchise Law Update blog (, which highlights not only the regulatory aspects of franchising but also diverse topics such as business finance, employment, litigation and the protection of intellectual property including trademarks and copyrights.

Honors and Awards

• Included in a list of "Pennsylvania Rising Stars" by Philadelphia Magazine and Law & Politics Magazine (2006, 2007)
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Practice Areas
Directors' & Officers' Liability & Corporate Governance
Employee Privacy and Background Checks
Employment and Wage and Hour Class Actions
Employment Counseling, Policy Developments and Audits
Employment Litigation
Employment Training
Franchising, Licensing & Distribution
Labor & Employment
Pharma & Biotech
Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets
Wage and Hour Law

Bar Admissions



J.D., cum laude, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 1994

B.Phil., summa cum laude, University of Pittsburgh, 1991

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania

U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit


American Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Allegheny County Bar Association

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