Dennis D. Fitzpatrick
Dennis is the Firm President and a Shareholder with Clausen Miller P.C., handling first-party property insurance, coverage and defense, including All-Risk, Energy, Builders Risk, Boiler and Machinery, and cyber risk coverage, as well as professional liability defense, construction litigation and subrogation matters.
Dennis has tried jury cases involving complex insurance litigation (including bad faith defense) and construction cases (including subrogation and design professional defense), with trials in Florida, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Wisconsin and Illinois. He has also been admitted pro hac vice in many courts around the United States, handling litigation, arbitrations and mediations. He has also prosecuted fraud cases in state and federal courts.
Dennis received his undergraduate degree from Marquette University and J.D. at DePaul University College of Law. Dennis has spent his entire legal career at Clausen Miller. In addition to Illinois, he is also licensed to practice in Washington, D.C. and Minnesota where he has handled coverage matters and litigation defense. He is also admitted to the U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois where he is a Member of the Trial Bar, the Eastern District of Wisconsin and the Northern District of Florida.
Dennis was elected to membership in the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (“FDCC”) and is also a member of the Property Loss Research Bureau (“PLRB”) 2019 Large Loss Planning Committee. He has spoken at numerous industry conferences and has provided direct client presentations.
Dennis is a member of Clausen Miller’s Board of Directors and has served on several Boards of charitable organizations, including the American Cancer Society’s Greater Downtown Unit Board.
Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, et al. v. Affiliated FM Ins. Co., et al.,
245 F.Supp.2d 563 (D.N.J. 2001)
Rorer Group, Inc. v. Insurance Company of North America,
440 Pa. Super. 69, 655 A.2d 123 (Pa. Super. 1995)
Atlantic Mutual Insurance Companies v. Brian and Kaare Lotz,
384 F.Supp.2d 1292 (E.D. Wisc. 2005)
Zahran v. Frankenmuth Mutual Ins. Co.,
53 F.3d 334 (7th Cir. 1995)
10 South LaSalle Street
Chicago, Illinois 60603
T: 312.855.1010 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Dennis D. Fitzpatrick
New York 10005
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New York, New York 10005
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17901 Von Karman Avenue
Irvine, California 92614
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New Jersey 07932
100 Campus Drive
Florham Park, New Jersey 07932
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200 Commerce Square
Michigan City, Indiana 46360
4650 W. Spencer Street
Appleton, Wisconsin 54914
T: 920.560.4658 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 920.968.4650 Office Managing Partner: Patrick L. Breen
68 Southfield Avenue
2 Stamford Landing Suite 100
Stamford, Connecticut 06902
T: 203.921.0303 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 212.805.3939 Office Managing Partner: Matthew J. Van Dusen
4830 West Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, Florida 33609
T: 813.509.2578 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Anne E. Kevlin