Patrick C. Campbell
Patrick C. Campbell is a partner in Montgomery McCracken’s Litigation Department. He focuses his practice on both complex commercial litigation matters and transactional matters. Patrick has experience in real estate, trade secret litigation, the enforcement and defense of noncompete and non-solicitation agreements, labor and employment, collective bargaining, sports and entertainment, lender liability, and First Amendment litigation. He has tried numerous cases in both state and federal court, jury and non-jury, and arbitration. He has served as outside general counsel to a number of businesses. Pat has also prosecuted disciplinary cases for the New York Stock Exchange.
Patrick has handled and managed litigation for property, corporate, employment, and franchise issues. He has also worked on transactions involving intellectual property, franchise registration, contract negotiations, corporate restructuring, and governance.
Prior to joining Montgomery McCracken, Patrick was a principal at a Mid-Atlantic law firm. He also served as general counsel to a $600 million transportation and logistics company. Patrick also practiced at two AmLaw 100 firms.
Patrick earned his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Villanova Charles Widger School of Law where he was a member of the Villanova Law Review and the Order of the Coif. He received his B.S. degree, magna cum laude, in Finance from Villanova University.
Labor and Employment
Trade Secret and Noncompete Litigation
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Sports and Entertainment
- Successfully represented minority owner in freeze out attempt involving celebrity brand spirits company, defeating conspiracy, embezzlement and breach of contract claims after multi-day arbitration hearing.
- Successfully concluded over $50 million in corporate finance transactions and $100 million in corporate restructuring and/or sale transactions;
- Represented college and professional sports officials’ and their unions for over 25 years, specifically in certification proceedings, collective bargaining, the prosecution and adjustment of grievances, contract administration, unfair labor practice charges, injunction proceedings, work stoppages, discrimination, intellectual property and Lanham Act litigation, web site design, litigation under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, and the Employee Retirement Income and Security Act of 1974;
- Served as counsel to the Professional Association of Golf Agronomists, the Association of Senior Tour Rules officials union that represent tournament agronomists and Rule officials employed by the PGA Tour, Inc., the Champions Tour, and the Nationwide Tour in all matters including certification, collective bargaining, contract administration, and grievances for over eight years. Successfully negotiated three collective bargaining agreements with the PGA Tour, Inc.;
- Served as Associate General Counsel to the Major League Umpires Association representing them in all matters including collective bargaining, contract administration, and grievances;
- Obtained a $20 million award in favor of a real estate developer against a joint developer through arbitration, 2 lower court confirmation proceedings, 2 appeals to the Pennsylvania Superior Court, and an appeal to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in Strausser Enters v. Segal & Morel, Inc., 2016 Pa. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 2365 (2016), app. den. by 2016 Pa. LEXIS 2864 (2016).
- Argued successfully before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit for the expansion of the Calder “effects test” in regards to exercising personal jurisdiction over out-of-state defendants in commercial tort cases in Remick v. Manfredy, 238 F.3d 248 (3d Cir. 2001).
- Speaker, “Collective Bargaining Agreements: Critical Issues and Strategic Practices Explored,” The Knowledge Group, October 2022
- Co-Author, “Pa. Insureds’ Path To Pandemic Biz Interruption Coverage,” Law360, May 2020
- Author, “UPDATED – Judicial and Legislative Updates: Business Interruption Coverage for First-Party Losses Caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic,” April 2020
- Co-Author, “The Path to the Recovery of Business Interruption Losses for Pennsylvania Policyholders,” April 2020
- Author, “Judicial and Legislative Updates: Business Interruption Coverage for First-Party Losses Caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic,” April 2020
- Author, “Business Interruption Coverage for First-Party Losses Caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic,” March 2020
- Author, “Does the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Constitute A Material Adverse Change for Purposes of Merger and Acquisition Agreements?” March 2020
- Author, “The Effect of Unforeseen Trade Disturbances Caused by Coronavirus (COVID-19) On a Party’s Performance Obligations Under a Contract Where There is No Force Majeure Clause,” March 2020
- Co-Author, Pa. Insureds’ Path to Pandemic Biz Interruption Coverage,” Law360, May 2020
- Quoted in, “Montgomery McCracken Boosts Litigation Group In Philly,”, Law360, November 2019
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Member, Saint Monica Parrish
- Director of Athletics Ministry, Saint Katherine of Siena
- Coached high school and youth football
- Coached high school and youth boys and girls lacrosse
- Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
- Villanova University
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UPDATED – Judicial and Legislative Updates: Business Interruption Coverage for First-Party Losses Caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic
In my last blog on this subject, I discussed recent activity on the judicial and legislative front. Here, I will expand on that. First, the litigation over COVID-19 business interruption […]