25 Years’ Experience

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As an effective, experienced and savvy trial attorney, your case will be in good hands.

Meet Attorney Pete Patterson


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Pete strives to keep clients fully informed on all aspects of their cases, clearing away the legalese and keeping them in the loop throughout the entire process.

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Houston Business Litigation Attorney

25 Years of Award-Winning, Client-Focused Advocacy

At Patterson, P.C., you will the find skilled, caring counsel that you deserve, whether you need representation for an oil and gas dispute, matter of corporate litigation, or personal injury claim. You will never get pawned off to an associate or junior attorney; you will only get the fully qualified representation of our Houston business litigation lawyer, Pete Patterson, who has secured for his clients more than $180 million in settlements, verdicts, judgments, and recoveries. Our trial-tested attorney offers personal service and hard-hitting representation to companies and individuals throughout Texas.

We get results, plain and simple. As important as result-driven counsel is, however, we offer even more. You deserve to work with an attorney who genuinely cares about clients and their well-being. Our AV® rated advocate delivers industry-leading representation while conducting himself according to the highest professional and ethical standards. You don’t have to take our word for it. You can hear it from our clients and peers’ testimonials and our proven track record. You can also find out for yourself when you contact Patterson, P.C. to discover how our trusted business attorney can help you.

What sets our Houston business litigation lawyer apart?

Here are just a few of the accolades and memberships Pete has garnered over the years:

  • Superlawyers
  • AV Rated
  • Better Business Bureau
  • Texas Board Certified

  • Million Dollar Advocates Forumn
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forumn
  • The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Young Entrepreneurs Organization
  • American Board of Trial Advocates

Read Testimonials Received For Our Firm

  • “You always gave me 100% of your attention”

    - K. Nelson, Professional Artist - Business insurance dispute

  • “When you need a real lawyer, he’s your guy”

    - Larry Ramming

  • “The most zealous advocate I know”

    - John H. Kim - The Kim Law Firm, Co-Counsel on numerous trials over nearly 20 years

  • “I wish there were more people in the world like you”

    - Parent of an Injured Child

  • “Pete Patterson is an extraordinary mix of business person and trial lawyer”

    - Steven R. Rech, VORYS, Co-Counsel in litigation and trial of a shareholder dispute.

  • “Words cannot express how grateful I am”

    - Keri Tedford – Two time trial client

  • “I am glad I have never opposed Pete”

    - David McDougald - Co-Counsel with Pete

  • “Thank you for a wonderful job!”

    - C. Poland - Mother of an injured child

  • “Without reservation I recommend Pete.”

    - Kara K. DeRosa, Deputy General Counsel - Ethan Allen

  • “I would call you to represent my family”

    - Juror No. 4 - Business Fraud trial that settled after cross examination of the defendant

  • “Straight A's”

    - Juror in a Personal Injury Trial

  • “You put your client’s interest well above your own”

    - Alice Oliver-Parrott - Mediator, Arbitrator, Former Appellate Justice & Civil Trial Judge

  • “You represent the best of the profession”

    - Paul D. Clote - Attorney at Law, Mediator, Arbitrator

  • “Very intelligent and competent”

    - A. Dyess - Juror in a personal injury trial for wrongful death

  • “If it wasn’t for you, I probably wouldn’t have ever gone back to school”

    - S. McElvogue - Client in an Injunction proceeding against a school district. She later graduated with honors in Marine Biology.

  • “Pete is my advocate!”

    - Stephen Hann - Hann Builders

  • “One heckuva a lawyer!”

    - Rich Reynolds, Thorton, Biechlein, Segrator, Reynolds & Guerra, LC, Represented co-defendant in complex business fraud case

  • “Exceedingly thorough, professional, diligent”

    - Sam Peppiatt, Cathlind Energy, Ltd. – Client in an oil & gas trial

  • “You did a great job!”

    - Former Sherriff Joe Schultea in wrongful termination trial (Pete’s first seven figure verdict)

  • “Strong representation”

    - R Reese - Juror in professional negligence trial

  • “Honesty & integrity”

    - Juror No. 5 – Two-week oil & gas trial

  • “Put together where we could follow”

    - Juror No. 6 - Business Fraud trial that settled after cross examination of the defendant

  • “Extremely competent”

    - James A. Taylor, Managing Director & CEO - MNA Advisor, LLC

  • “We highly recommend Pete to anyone needing legal expertise.”

    - Jan Sparks & Michael Snodgrass - Managing Directors, Structured Finance Transwestern

  • “You are a good man”

    - J Davis - Indigent teen injured “on the job”

  • “Charm & courtesy”

    - T. Nguyen - Business dispute trial client

  • “Pete, you were amazing!!”

    - Keri, Client in a Recent Jury Trial

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Recent Successes

  • Wrongful Death - $700,000.00

    Disputed Suicide

  • Fifth Circuit reverses Galveston Federal Judge and reinstated the Jury’s verdict in favor of Patterson’s client for $1.2 Million - $1,200,000.00

    Patterson succeeded at trial in a Texas Tort Claims Act wrongful death verdict for $1.2 Million Dollars. However, the trial court Judge overturned the verdict and entered judgment for the City of ...

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When it comes to complex matters of personal injury or business litigation, there is no substitute for experience. For 25 years, our team has prosecuted and defended difficult cases for individuals and corporations alike throughout Houston and the State of Texas. In fact, just recently Patterson, P.C. won a court verdict worth $20 million in favor of Houston’s Cathlind Energy in an oil and gas lease dispute.

Our Board Certified specialist further dedicates himself to clients’ success by making himself available whenever clients need legal counsel. He proactively keeps clients up to date on the progress of their cases, making sure they fully understand their legal options and what to expect. Find out how our Houston business litigation and personal injury attorney can help you when you schedule your free consultation.

Hallmarks of Our Houston Business Litigation Firm

  • Over Two Decades of Experience on Your Side
  • Genuine Care for Clients and Their Well-Being
  • Millions of Dollars Received by Clients
  • Successfully Handles Complex Cases
  • Keeps Clients Fully Informed Throughout the Process
  • Committed to Clients’ Needs 24/7