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Patrick K. Cavanaugh
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  • Founding Partner

Location:

Pittsburgh, PA

Phone:

Fax:

412-261-2110

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Patrick K. Cavanaugh is one of the founding partners of Del Sole Cavanaugh Stroyd LLC.  Mr. Cavanaugh has extensive litigation experience in both complex commercial cases and serious personal injury matters.  In the context of commercial litigation, he has represented individuals, partnerships, closely-held businesses and publicly-traded corporations.  Representative matters include anti-trust violations, contracts, oil and gas rights, franchise agreements, shareholder disputes, lease disputes, officer and director liability, property damage, bodily injury and insurance coverage.  Mr. Cavanaugh has also represented individuals in serious and complex personal injury cases, automobile and truck accidents, wrongful death actions, medical malpractice, and electrocutions.  Mr. Cavanaugh has recovered settlements and verdicts in excess of $50,000,000 on behalf of his clients.

Mr. Cavanaugh has represented individuals and business in both state and federal courts.  He has tried numerous jury trials and has obtained several multi-million dollar verdicts. He has argued before the Pennsylvania Superior, Commonwealth and Supreme Courts, as well as before the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.  He is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

In addition to his extensive commercial litigation and personal injury practice, Mr. Cavanaugh advises several businesses on matters related to corporate governance, employment and contracts.

Areas Of Practice

  • Commercial and Business Litigation
  • Plaintiff Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Class Action Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1994
  • West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit

Education

  • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1994
    • Honors: Recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award for excellence in the study of Contracts
  • Yale University
    • B.A. - 1990
    • Major: Economics