Pat Wielinski practices in the areas of construction, insurance coverage and risk management. He provides advice on risk management issues and programs, integrating insurance, contract documents and project relationships to manage and transfer risk for his clients. He also counsels clients as to insurance coverage and contractual risk transfer disputes, having been involved in insurance coverage claims for defective workmanship for over 35 years. At the same time, his practice involves commercial general liability, additional insured, builders risk, wrap ups and controlled insurance programs, subcontractor default coverage, design professional, contractors protective professional liability, miscellaneous errors and omissions, environmental, oil and gas, property, directors and officers and other third party and first party coverages. Pat regularly lectures to construction, insurance, and legal groups on insurance coverage and risk management issues, having authored numerous publications, many of which are relied upon in the insurance and construction industries.
Pat represents national, state and local chapters of construction trade organizations, including the Associated General Contractors of America, in the filing of amicus curiae briefs in jurisdictions in which significant issues relating to insurance coverage for the construction industry are on appeal. The amicus curiae effort presents the arguments to be made on behalf of the entire construction industry as to the importance of the appeal.