Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey

Court Admissions

  • Southern District of New York
  • Eastern District of New York
  • District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • J.D., magna cum laude, St. John's University School of Law, 1997
    Articles and Notes Editor of the St. John’s Law Review
  • B.A., cum laude, Adelphi University, 1988
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Patrick J. Boyle


Patrick Boyle is a partner in Venable’s New York Litigation Group.  A successful New York and New Jersey trial attorney who has tried 25 cases to conclusion, Patrick maintains a high-profile commercial litigation practice with significant experience handling insurance coverage, professional liability and financial (particularly mortgage-backed securities) cases.

Patrick's clients include high-profile corporate clients and government entities in the financial, insurance, transportation, maritime, construction, environmental, and manufacturing industries.  He also advises corporations and individuals in tort liability and insurance claims.  He has argued a wide range of complex appellate matters involving securities, banking, tax, lender liability, and catastrophic tort liability issues.

With over 15 years of litigation experience, Patrick has worked on hundreds of civil litigations, including complex commercial and financial cases, construction and environmental cases, insurance coverage, and tax litigations. 

Patrick spent the decade before becoming a lawyer as an industrial hygienist and environmental safety professional and held nine certifications from the New York State Department of Labor and the U.S. EPA for air monitoring and building inspections to determine the presence of asbestos-containing building materials.

Significant Matters

Patrick has represented the State of New Jersey, the City of New York, the Battery Park City Authority, Citigroup, Merrill Lynch, Emigrant Bancorp., Lehman Brothers Bankhaus, Subaru of America, Inc., AIG, Marsh & McLennan Companies, DSV Air and Sea, Inc., Thacher Proffitt & Wood LLP, Special Olympics NY, Lloyd’s of London syndicates and domestic marine insurers, commercial property owners, waterfront stevedores, freight forwarders, and other significant organizations.  He has also handled several high-profile plaintiff tort liability actions across the country, including the July 2012 Punta Gorda, Florida trial for the Estate of Denise Amber Lee (Charlotte County, Florida).