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Andrew C. Patton, Partner

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Phone: 312-466-0047
E-mail: andrew.patton@francomoroney.com
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Practice / Specifications:

Construction, Transportation and Maritime Litigation, Insurance Coverage, Business Disputes, Professional Liability Litigation

Andrew C. Patton concentrates his practice in commercial litigation and tort defense, with an emphasis on construction litigation, including breach of contract, construction defect, and personal injury; insurance coverage; transportation litigation, including trucking and railroads; maritime litigation; business disputes; professional liability; and catastrophic injury defense. He practices in both state and federal courts throughout the United States.

Mr. Patton has been named an Illinois Super Lawyer Rising Star for 2016 and 2017.

Education:

  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law, J.D., 2004
  • Boston College, B.A., 2000

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Professional and Community Organizations:

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA)
  • Chicago Volunteer Legal Services
  • Chair of Auxiliary Board for Christ the King Jesuit College Preparatory School

Publications:

  • "Insurer Must Defend Subcontractor's Defective Work", News and Updates, CLM Magazine, September 2017.
  • "Beware the Broker; The Narrow Privileges and Protections Afforded to Communications Between Policyholders and Brokers", Journal of American Law, Summer/Fall 2015 (Issue 2, Vol. 2).
  • "Damages in a Wrongful Death Case: A Defendant's Perspective", Chapter 12, Proving and Disproving Damages in Personal Injury Cases (IICLE, 2012-2015).

Appeals/Published Opinions:

  • Kvaerner North American Construction, Inc. v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's London Subscribing to Policy No. 509/DL4865072017 WL 2821691 (N.D. W. Va. June 28, 2017)
  • Black & Veatch Corp. v. Aspen Ins. (UK) Ltd.2016 WL 6804894 (D. Kan. Nov. 17, 2016)
  • Black & Veatch Corp. v. Aspen Ins. (UK) Ltd., 2015 WL 4478435 (D. Kan. July 22, 2015)
  • Cent. Contr., Inc. v. Kenny Constr. Co., 2015 WL 832267 (N.D. Ill. Feb. 25, 2015)
  • Lindsey v. Cent. Blacktop Co., 2015 IL App (1st) 141515-U (2015)
  • Black & Veatch Corp. v. Aspen Ins. (UK), 2014 WL 1328381 (D. Kan. Apr. 2, 2014)
  • Black & Veatch Corp. v. Aspen Ins. (UK), 29 F.R.D. 611 (D. Kan. 2014)
  • Black & Veatch Corp. v. Aspen Ins. (UK), 2014 WL 806122 (D. Kan. Feb. 28, 2014)
  • Black & Veatch Corp. v. Aspen Ins. (UK), 2014 WL 806071 (D. Kan. Feb. 28, 2014)
  • Central Contr., Inc. v. Kenny Constr. Co., 2012 WL 832842 (N.D. Ill. Mar. 12, 2012)