As a litigation specialist for over 40 years, Pat has continuously provided his clients with skillful and aggressive representation in North Dakota and other jurisdictions. Pat has handled product liability litigation for clients in North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, Montana, Wyoming, California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Illinois. Pat’s engineering background meshes well with defense of product liability claims and he also practices in the area of insurance defense and commercial litigation. Recently, in light of the increased oil and gas activity resulting from the Bakken oil shale play in North Dakota, Pat has added oil and gas litigation involving mineral ownership disputes to his litigation practice.
Well respected in his field, Pat has had an AV rating with Martindale-Hubbell for over 30 years. He has been named a Great Plains Super Lawyer by Super Lawyer Publication, as well as a “Best Lawyer” by the Best Lawyers of America for 10 years. Chambers USA cited Pat for his “perfect judgment” and “seasoned character”.