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Wilson Elser Welcomes Ben Patrick, a Powerhouse Addition to the Firm’s National Construction Team

Ben PatrickMIAMI (July 17, 2013) Ben Patrick, a national authority and leading author on intellectual property rights in the construction industry, has joined Wilson Elser as a partner.

An experienced litigator known and respected in state and federal courts across the country, Mr. Patrick will base his practice out of the Miami and San Francisco offices, serving as a valuable resource for virtually every sector of the construction industry and counseling clients on transactional matters as well.

His clients vary in size from small contractors and design firms to ENR Top 50 Firms in mediations, litigations and arbitrations, with claims ranging up to more than $300 million.

In addition to industry matters, Mr. Patrick counsels clients on insurance issues, including coverage questions, risk management, and contract requirements. He has counseled general contractors, designers, sureties and industry trade groups across the country on insurance coverage questions for all major insurance products.

He earned his Bachelor of Arts form Grinnell College (1998) and graduated cum laude with his J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School.

About Wilson Elser
Wilson Elser, a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm (, serves its clients with nearly 800 attorneys in 24 offices in the United States and through a network of affiliates in key regions globally. Founded in 1978, it ranks among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and is included in the top 50 of The National Law Journal's survey of the nation’s largest law firms. Wilson Elser serves a growing, loyal base of clients with innovative thinking and an in-depth understanding of their respective businesses.

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