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Patrick Emerson

Senior Counsel


Patrick Emerson

Patrick Emerson

Senior Counsel

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Patrick Emerson is Senior Counsel and concentrates his practice on counseling US and international insurers, and handling insurance coverage and bad faith disputes. He has experience with first and third-party coverage issues, and has handled matters involving a diverse range of policies and underlying subject-matters.

Patrick's experience includes insurance coverage work for an international law firm. During law school, he was a judicial extern in the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, a member of Northwestern's Trial Team, and received a "Public Service Star" distinction for his work on pro bono matters.


  • California
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Courts for the Central and Northern Districts of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


  • J.D., Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, 2011
  • M.A., The University of Chicago, 2006
  • B.A., The University of Cambridge, 2005


  • Casualty

  • Employment Practices Liability

  • Financial Institutions, Directors & Officers

  • Insurance & Reinsurance

  • Professional Indemnity

  • Property

  • Specialty