Tony W. PattersonPartner
TONY PATTERSON has extensive experience representing personal injury victims and wrongful death survivors throughout Indiana and the Midwest. He has worked hard for victims with serious injuries, including brain injury and spinal cord damage. Mr. Patterson’s personal injury practice includes diverse concentrations in areas such as automobile and trucking accidents, medical malpractice mass torts and all other areas of the firm’s injury practice. Mr. Patterson has obtained numerous million dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients, including working to obtain compensation on behalf of the victims of the Indiana State Fair Sugarland Stage Collapse, litigation in which he was selected to serve as Plaintiff’s liaison counsel.
In recognition of his achievements on behalf of his clients, Mr. Patterson has been previously been selected by the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association as Indiana Trial Lawyer of the Year. He has been recognized in Indianapolis Monthly magazine as an Indiana Super Lawyer in personal injury law and is named as one of the top 50 overall attorneys in the State of Indiana. He has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America and has been honored with admittance into the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization recognizing “The Top Trial Lawyers in America" which is limited to attorneys who have obtained million dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of their clients.
J.D., Indiana University School of Law - Bloomington, 1993
B.A., Southern Methodist University, 1990
Purdue University, 1985-1987
Mr. Patterson is a desired frequent speaker/lecturer to attorneys on various legal seminars involving litigation and personal injury law.
Mr. Patterson has been admitted as a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers where he serves as Vice President. He is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates where he currently serves as the Indiana Chapter’s President-Elect. He was recently appointed to serve on the Indiana Supreme Court Rules Committee. He is a sustaining member of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association and serves on its Board of Directors. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Indianapolis Bar Association and the Boone County Bar Association, for which he served as President in 2000. He is also a member of the Brain Injury Association of Indiana.
Mr. Patterson competed as an accomplished athlete while playing basketball at L&M High School in Lyons, Indiana, and collegiately at Purdue and SMU. While in high school, he was runner-up in voting for Indiana’s Mr. Basketball award and was featured in Sports Illustrated magazine. He was named a Converse All-American and was a member of the Indiana All-Star team. When at Purdue, his Boilermakers won the 1987 Big Ten Conference and at SMU, his Mustangs won the 1988 Southwest Conference and he was named academic All-Southwest Conference.