T. Kevin FitzPatrick is the director of the firm’s Health Care Department, overseeing more than 80 attorneys in 15 offices. He is also a member of the firm’s board of directors. Kevin has played an active role in not only substantially increasing the number of attorneys in the Health Care Department, but also in expanding its geographical footprint.
In addition to his administrative responsibilities, the majority of Kevin’s professional time is spent providing defense representation in health care liability matters involving large exposure and complex cases.
These cases involve the defense of physicians, hospitals, dentists, therapists, mental health professionals and other health care providers. Other areas of his practice have been devoted to significant general liability matters, including premises liability and security litigation.
Kevin estimates that since 1984 he has handled more than 400 health care liability matters. He has taken numerous cases to verdict, the majority of them resulting in defense awards. He has also had a significant number of cases taken to trial that resulted in client dismissals by stipulation or motion.
In addition, Kevin has been involved with numerous ADR proceedings, including binding arbitrations, with successful results.
After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Scranton in 1981, Kevin obtained his juris doctor from Loyola University in New Orleans in 1984. While in law school, Kevin was selected to serve on the moot court board.
Prior to joining Marshall Dennehey in 1993, Kevin was a partner with a Philadelphia law firm, where he practiced for nine years.