Patrick works across the firms’ practice areas throughout the Northwest with a focus on defending complex and large loss matters. He is also frequently retained to serve as excess, monitoring, or trial counsel.
Patrick defends product manufacturers, often in matters involving complex scientific evidence. Such cases have included alleged toxic exposure to benzene, legionella, and PCBs. Other cases have included industrial equipment, heavy equipment, and safety equipment.
Patrick defends matters related to recreational activities. Such cases have involved snow sports, scuba diving, and motocross.
Patrick defends the construction industry (owners, developers, general contractors, and subcontractors) in a wide variety of matters.
Patrick defends employers in a variety of employment discrimination matters.
Patrick conducts pre-claim investigations and risk mitigation evaluations for industrial and construction clients.
Patrick represents boards of directors and businesses in commercial disputes.
Patrick defends a wide variety of professionals against claims of malpractice. Such professionals have included attorneys, accountants, and real estate brokers.