Patrick focused his practice on construction, surety, fidelity, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy, and related claims on behalf of construction companies, sureties, and fidelity carriers.

Recognition and Involvement

Recognition & Involvement

Patrick has been regularly recognized for his work including being named the Baltimore “Lawyer of the Year” for Construction Law Litigation in 2020 by Best Lawyers®. He was also recognized by Best Lawyers® as “Lawyer of the Year” in his practice areas in 2018 and in 2016, and in 2013 for Construction Law. He has been recognized as one of the “Top 50” lawyers in Maryland by Super Lawyers in 2010 and 2011. He is ranked among the top Construction lawyers by Chambers USA Guide 2023.


Bar and Court Admissions

New York


U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland

U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Columbia


Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1977

Hobart College, B.A., Magna Cum Laude, 1973

News & Insights


National Bond Claims Association

Surety Claims Institute

American Bar Association’s Fidelity and Surety Law Committee

Past Maryland Chairman, American Bar Association’s Fidelity & Surety Law Committee

Past President, member of Steering Committee, Maryland State Bar Association’s Construction Law Section

Maryland State Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

American Bar Association

Bar Association of Baltimore City

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