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Houston Business Litigation Attorney

25 Years of Award-Winning, Client-Focused Advocacy

At Patterson, P.C., you will find the skilled, caring counsel that you deserve, whether you need representation for an oil and gas dispute, a matter of corporate litigation, or a 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 business litigation lawyer in Houston – 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. Mr. Patterson has also been recognized by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in the fields

of both Personal Injury Trial Law and Civil Trial Law; an accomplishment held by as few as 351 attorneys by count in early 2016. 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. See it in our 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
  • 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

  • “Straight A's”

    - Juror in a Personal Injury Trial

  • “Put together where we could follow”

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

  • “Charm & courtesy”

    - T. Nguyen - Business dispute trial client

  • “You are a true professional.”

    - Al


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


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

  • “Thank you for a wonderful job!”

    - C. Poland - Mother 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.

  • “Friendly & Knowledgeable”

    - available upon request

  • “Pete Patterson was our advocate, lawyer and hero.”

    - Pat Kultgen

  • “Pete is my advocate!”

    - Stephen Hann - Hann Builders

  • “You did a great job!”

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

  • “I would call you to represent my family”

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


    - Greg Smith, Former City Administrator City of Shenandoah, Texas.

  • “You are a good man”

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

  • “Honesty & integrity”

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

  • “Extremely competent”

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

  • “Without reservation I recommend Pete.”

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

  • “Strong representation”

    - R Reese - Juror in professional negligence trial

  • “The most zealous advocate I know”

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

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

    - Larry Ramming

  • “Exceedingly thorough, professional, diligent”

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

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

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

  • “One heckuva a lawyer!”

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

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

    - Parent of an Injured Child

  • “Very intelligent and competent”

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

  • “Current client in "bet the company" litigation”

    - Anonymous

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

    - K. Nelson, Professional Artist - Business insurance dispute

  • “Pete, you were amazing!!”

    - Keri, Client in a Recent Jury Trial

  • “I am glad I have never opposed Pete”

    - David McDougald - Co-Counsel with Pete

  • “Words cannot express how grateful I am”

    - Keri Tedford – Two time trial client

  • “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.

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Recent Successes

  • Joe Schultea v. City of Tomball - $1,400,000.00

    Whistleblower action Joe Schultea v. City of Tomball, et al on behalf of the Former-Chief of Police against the City of Tomball as a result of the City’s wrongful demotion and eventual ...

  • Fifth Circuit Reverses Galveston Federal Judge, Reinstates 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, Patterson, P.C. just recently 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 as their case progresses. Find out how our Houston business litigation and personal injury attorney can help you. Schedule your consultation today.

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