Patrick J. Enright

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Patrick J Enright

Patrick Enright is a Partner with O’Rourke, Hogan, Fowler & Dwyer’s Litigation group. Patrick started with the firm in November, 2006.

Patrick’s practice areas include Commercial Litigation, Construction Litigation, Contract Law, and Commercial Landlord/Tenant. Patrick, a seasoned trial attorney, has tried over 35 jury trials, in both State and Federal Court, and tried numerous bench trials. Additionally, Patrick has extensive experience in arbitration, mediation and Appellate matters. Patrick’s extensive experience includes handling many different types of disputes, including those based on mechanic’s liens, commercial mortgage foreclosure, construction defects and contracts, warranty law, equipment leasing, bid protests, and other construction related disputes. Patrick is also experienced in disputes involving commercial landlords and tenants, enforcement of restrictive covenants, and other commercial litigation. In addition to his litigation experience, Patrick is experienced in drafting and negotiating complex construction agreements, employment agreements, restrictive covenant agreements, joint venture agreements and partnership agreements.

Patrick has represented owners and contractors in numerous multi-million-dollar disputes involving private and public works projects, residential developments, and other commercial and institutional facilities. Patrick has also represented engineers, architects, general contractors, subcontractors, and other professionals in fee disputes. Patrick has represented commercial landlords and commercial tenants in drafting and negotiating leases.

Before joining O’Rourke, Hogan, Fowler & Dwyer, Patrick served as a Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney in the Felony Trial Division where he tried numerous jury and bench trials, including 8 murder jury trials. He was also an Associate at a large Chicago law firm prior to joining O’Rourke, Hogan, Fowler & Dwyer.

Firm Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation; Construction Litigation; Contract Law; Commercial Landlord/Tenant

Bar Admissions

Illinois Supreme Court: 2001
U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois: 2006
United States Court of Appeal for the Seventh Circuit: 2008
Former member of the Capital Litigation Trial Bar: 2007


Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 2001
University of Iowa, B.A., 1998


Chicago Bar Association: Judicial Evaluation Committee; Real Property Law Committee; Construction Law and Mechanics Lien Subcommittee and AIA Construction Contracts Subcommittee
Board of Directors – Marist High School (Chicago) Law Society
Former Member of the Prosecutor’s Bar Association


Adjunct Faculty – Saint Xavier University

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