Patrick Haywood is a commercial litigator who leads the Carruthers & Roth Construction Industry team. He represents owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and other industry professionals in wide range of construction-related matters – from transactional contract development and disputes to contract and lien claims tried in the courts or settled through arbitration.
In addition to his active practice in Construction Law, Patrick is experienced in zoning, land use and property tax valuation issues – representing his clients both in litigation and before local governing boards. His commercial litigation experience also includes breach of contract and business torts, unfair or deceptive trade practices, lender liability matters, estate disputes and personal injury or wrongful death claims, especially those involving the creation of trusts for minors.
In 2011 Patrick was inducted into the Litigation Counsel of America, a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of America’s lawyers. He frequently lectures on construction-related issues for trade organizations and for groups of contractors, developers and design professionals.