Errol R. Patterson

Errol R. Patterson is of counsel in Steptoe's Washington office, where he practices in the firm’s Litigation Department.

Prior to joining Steptoe, Mr. Patterson was a partner with Newman and Holtzinger, PC. He successfully has litigated a wide variety of cases including complex commercial contract disputes, insurance coverage claims, labor law issues, and product liability claims. Mr. Patterson's background and experience includes:

Winning plaintiff and defense jury verdicts and bench trials.
Multi-million dollar settlements for clients.
Broad experience working with Corporate Counsel and company management at all levels in developing and executing strategies to achieve desired litigation result.
Broad experience working with experts on highly technical issues (e.g. state-of-the-art defense, soil/groundwater contamination, corrosion, product design defects and damages).
Extensive deposition and mock jury experience.
Management and analysis of cases involving high volume document and database discovery issues.



Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Litigation, 2) Products Liability, 3) Pharmaceutical & Mass Tort Litigation and 4) Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith
Law School Georgetown University Law Center (J.D.,1984)
Education Purdue University (B.S., 1975)
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia
Most recent firm Steptoe & Johnson
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