Patrick Reagin is an Atlanta litigation attorney who focuses on complex business and commercial disputes as well as an array of product liability matters. Mr. Reagin also has experience representing clients in matters involving maritime, personal injury, casualty and environmental issues.
Mr. Reagin's experience spans all phases of litigation from initial investigations, discovery and depositions of expert and fact witnesses through research, drafting and oral argument of motions in state and federal courts. Mr. Reagin has particular experience mounting successful Daubert challenges to the proffered opinions of opposing expert witnesses.
Mr. Reagin has participated in multiple high-profile complex litigation matters in his career and knows the importance of carefully weighing case-specific litigation strategy against business impacts, public perception and potential docket-wide effects. These include:
representing a private developer in contested and politicized bond validation proceedings relating to the public financing component of a proposed $5 billion mixed-use development and leading to the successful validation of the bonds
representing a public electric utility in a multibillion-dollar contract dispute regarding financing for the proposed expansion of an active nuclear power facility
representing a national tire manufacturer and retailer in a portfolio of product liability claims
representing a major oil company in a portfolio of toxic exposure claims arising out of the response to the largest marine oil spill in history
representing a European flooring products manufacturer in a maritime contract dispute with a non-vessel operating common carrier/freight forwarder
Mr. Reagin also has experience representing clients in connection with subpoena responses and Georgia Open Records Act issues.
Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Mr. Reagin practiced with a large firm in New Orleans, where he litigated maritime, commercial and environmental cases.
In law school, Mr. Reagin served as a teaching assistant in the Legal Research & Writing program and as research assistant to Professor Johanna Kalb, in which capacity he assisted with the publication of a case book on International Human Rights Advocacy. Upon graduation, he served as law clerk to the Hon. Ivan L.R. Lemelle of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. More...