Patrick C. Dunican , Jr. - Gibbons  P.C.

Patrick C. Dunican , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006

Mr. Dunican is a nationally recognized law firm leader who was highlighted in 2010 by Law360 as one of the nation’s most innovative law firm managing partners. Mr. Dunican has been named for five consecutive years to NJBIZ’s “Power 100” list of the 100 most powerful people in New Jersey business. In 2007, he was named “Entrepreneur of the Year” by Ernst & Young, for his work building and leading a dynamic and growing professional services company.

In 2004, at the age of 36, Mr. Dunican was elected Managing Director of Gibbons. Since that time, he has led the growth of the firm into a major Mid-Atlantic regional powerhouse by establishing a corporate management model and defining the firm’s future by achieving significant overhead cost reductions.

Under his leadership, Gibbons has realized significant growth propelling the firm into the AmLaw 200 in 2007. Two years later, Gibbons was one of only 20 firms nationwide to be named to The National Law Journal’s inaugural “Midsize Hot List” which recognized firms with fewer than 300 lawyers that have found innovative ways to position themselves.

A litigation attorney, Mr. Dunican is listed in New Jersey Super Lawyers for business litigation and as one of the top 100 attorneys in New Jersey. He is listed in Best Lawyers® for commercial litigation, has been named in New York Super Lawyers for business litigation, is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and was named to “40 under 40” lists in both NJBIZ and the New Jersey Law Journal.

Additional Information

Other Court Admissions
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Western District of New York
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Iona CollegeBA 1988Seton Hall University School of LawJ.D. 1991
    American Bar FoundationAssociation of the Federal Bar for the District of New Jersey Essex County Bar Association New Jersey State Bar Association New York State Bar Association The Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey Irish American Bar AssociationNew Jersey Performing Arts Center Iona College Board of Legal TrusteesBest Lawyers Advisory Board

    Client Comments

    "Patrick Dunican is a solid firm leader and litigator."

    Office Location

    One Gateway Center
    Newark, NJ 07102-5310
    United States


    Practice Areas

    Commercial Litigation (Securities)
    Corporate Law