Biography

Patrick represents owners, developers, general contractors, builder/vendors, and design professionals in all aspects of complex construction litigation matters and handles insurance coverage issues arising out of construction claims with primary insurance carriers and under additional insured endorsements. He has significant experience in major litigation, helping to resolve disputes through negotiations, litigation and arbitration.

Patrick has a significant litigation practice representing builders, vendors and others in construction and real estate disputes. Patrick has experience in all phases of the construction process, including negotiation and documentation of construction agreements, architectural and engineering contracts from inception to completion of the project.

Among the matters he has handled are:

  • A $4.2 million claim by a homeowners association for construction defects of a 40-building condominium project and the builder/vendors’ subrogation of the claims against the responsible construction professionals.
  • A $14.2 million claim by a homeowners association for construction defects of a 69-building townhome project and the builder/vendors’ subrogation of the claims against the responsible construction professionals.
  • A $4.5 million claim by a homeowners association for construction defects of a 16-building condominium project and the builder/vendors’ subrogation of the claims against the responsible construction professionals.
  • A $4.1 million claim by a homeowners association for construction defects of a four-building condominium project and the builder/vendors’ subrogation of the claims against the responsible construction professionals.
  • A $12.2 million claim by a homeowners association for construction defects involving two mid-rise buildings and the builder/vendors’ subrogation of the claims against the architect and general contractor.
  • A $3.5 million claim by a homeowners association for construction defects of a condominium project and the builder/vendors’ subrogation of the claims against the architect.
  • An $11.4 million subrogation claim for construction defects and groundwater intrusion problems of 172 homes against the geotechnical engineers, civil engineers, subcontractors and a reservoir company.
  • A $5.2 million subrogation claim for construction defects of a six-unit residential mixed-use building against the architect, general contractor and subcontractors.
  • An $8.8 million claim by a homeowners association for construction defects involving a high rise building and asserted direct claims against subcontractors and their insurance carriers for defense as additional insured’s.

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining Fox, Patrick was a shareholder in Lottner Rubin Fishman Saul. He also served as head of the Construction Practices Group at Lottner.