Pat Meacham is a trial lawyer who focuses on professional negligence and product liability claims. He has represented multiple Fortune 500 companies and been lead counsel in large multiparty mass tort cases.
He has extensive experience in product and premises liability cases. Pat has advised and represented clients after plant explosions, structural collapses, fires, and similar matters. He has tried numerous catastrophic injury cases to verdict, in the process conducting and defending hundreds of party, fact witness, and expert witness depositions. That includes preparing corporate representatives to give sworn testimony. He has managed extensive discovery projects and overseen lengthy trial preparation activities.
Pat has also counseled hospitals and health care providers in professional malpractice actions and administrative hearings before the North Carolina Medical Board. In addition, he has worked closely with hospitals in risk management activities, policy and procedure development, and personnel training.
Earlier in his career, Pat served in the U.S. Department of Justice as special assistant to the administrator in the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. He has served as an adjunct professor at Campbell's Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law. While earning his law degree there, he was president of the Student Bar Association.