Patrick joined Watkins & Eager in 2017.  His defense litigation practice focuses on product liability involving automobile manufacturers, recreational vehicle manufacturers, agricultural equipment manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies.  Patrick also defends medical malpractice claims filed against physicians, nursing facilities, hospitals, and pharmacies.  He has tried numerous cases to jury verdict, including wrongful death, catastrophic injury, and business warranty disputes in state and federal courts in Alabama, Mississippi, and throughout the southeastern United States. Patrick also represents corporate clients in commercial litigation, premises liability, and personal injury cases.

Honors & Recognitions

  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • 2017 Multiple Sclerosis Leadership Class
  • Alabama Super Lawyers (2010, 2012-14, Rising Star)
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Community & Professional

  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Sports & Industry Fitness Industry Association
  • American Bar Association


Juris Doctor: Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, 2001

Bachelor's Degree: B.S.: Birmingham-Southern College, 1997