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As leading lawyer in our Aviation Litigation team, Patrick’s litigation and trial practice focuses on product liability defense of aircraft manufacturers, airlines, aircraft maintenance facilities and pilots in cases arising out of aircraft accidents. Patrick also advises corporate flight departments on regulatory matters and defends pilots in connection with FAA certificate actions.


  • Cornell Law School, 1986, J.D.
  • Colgate University, 1981, B.A., cum laude

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • New York

  • U.S. District Court - District of New Jersey
  • State Supreme Court - New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit
  • State Court of Appeals - New York
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Second Circuit
  • State Supreme Court - Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Seventh Circuit

  • American Bar Association, Aviation Section and Torts and Insurance Practice Section

Awards & Recognition

  • Patrick was selected to the New Jersey Super Lawyers list for Aviation and Aerospace, 2018-2020. The Super Lawyers list is issued by Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found at No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
  • Recognized in Chambers USA as one of America's leading lawyers (2014)
  • Named a "Leading Lawyer" by Legal 500 (2014)
  • Named Law 360 MVP (2011)