Patrick G. McBride - O

Patrick G. McBride

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2015
Phone: 414-276-5000

Patrick represents his clients in the prosecution and defense of many types of civil litigation matters, primarily in the areas of commercial and business litigation, torts, and complex defense litigation.  He also has significant experience advising clients in the area of insurance coverage and the defense of professional claims.  His extensive experience in commercial litigation has permitted him to successfully represent large multinational corporations in both state and federal courts across the country.  Patrick has also successfully assisted clients in class actions involving consumer warranty and antitrust claims.  A former law clerk for Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Jon P. Wilcox, Patrick has utilized this opportunity, along with his litigation experience, to be involved in advising clients during various stages of both state and federal appellate proceedings.

Additional Information

Patrick Assists Clients With
  • Commercial and Business Litigation
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Complex Defense Litigation
  • Contract Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Real Estate and Construction Litigation
  • Corporate and Shareholder Disputes
  • Fair Dealership Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Products Liability Defense
  • Professional Negligence and Malpractice Litigation


  • Co-Author of the Evidence Chapter of the Wisconsin State Bar’s annual book –Annual Survey of Wisconsin Law–since 2002.


Xavier UniversityMarquette University Law SchoolJ.D. 1995
Marquette University Law School Alumni AssociationXavier University National Alumni Association (Milwaukee Chapter)North Shore United Soccer ClubWisconsin Special OlympicsBig Brothers/Big Sisters (Ozaukee County)St. Francis Borgia Catholic School

Case History

Examples of Patrick's Recent Client Work
  • As one of the trial counsel for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc., Patrick was one of a team of O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. attorneys who successfully defended against a $50 million damage claim and received $18 million on a counterclaim relating to the lawsuit involving the radial retractable roof at Miller Park (the home of the Milwaukee Brewers). During the extensive discovery proceedings in this case, Patrick was issued a special deposition visa by the Japanese Embassy/Consulate in the United States and spent nearly a month preparing for and defending the depositions of client project personnel at the United States Embassy/Consulate in Osaka, Japan.

  • Successfully defended the contractual claims of a food vendor against a national grocer during a trial in federal court, resulting in a directed verdict in favor of his client.

Examples of Patrick’s Recent Work with Clients (Part 2)
  • Following the collapse of a farming client’s layer house, Patrick intervened in the subsequent investigation by engineers and insurance personnel and successfully obtained the recovery of insurance proceeds sufficient to reconstruct a modern facility and compensate his client for lost business income.

  • Successfully defended a manufacturer from anti-trust allegations of patent infringement, trade dress infringement and unfair competition in federal court.

  • Represented a manufacturer in the prosecution of a former employee for misappropriation of trade secrets and violation of a non-compete agreement resulting in the negotiation of a compensatory payment through mediation.

  • Office Location

    111 East Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1400
    Milwaukee, WI 53202
    United States

    Practice Areas

    Commercial Litigation

    Other Information

    Gender: Male