Patrick M. DeLong: Lawyer with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.

Patrick M. DeLong

Phone(954) 832-3953

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Practice Areas

  • Professional Liability
  • Consumer Financial Services Litigation & Compliance
  • Public Entity and Civil Rights Litigation
  • Premises Liability - Defense
  • Real Estate E&O Liability
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
Contact InfoTelephone: (954) 832-3953
Fax: (954) 627-6640
University University of Notre Dame, B.A., cum laude, Major: Philosophy, 1990
Law SchoolUniversity of Notre Dame, J.D., 1993
Admitted1993, Florida; 1994, U.S District Court, Middle District of Florida; 2000, U.S District Court, Northern District of Florida; 2000, U.S District Court, Southern District of Florida; 2010, U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit

Associations & Memberships

Florida Bar Associate

•Orange County Bar Association


Patrick is a member of the Professional Liability Department, where the focus of his practice is representing clients in complex litigation in both federal and state courts. In addition to defending licensed professionals and business owners in professional liability claims, Patrick also defends financial institutions, debt servicers, credit reporting agencies and all manner of lenders in creditors' rights, FDCPA, FCRA and FCCPA actions.

Patrick is also experienced in representing corporate clients in mass tort and class action lawsuits, as well as municipalities in civil rights and construction actions as well as his representation of clients in sensitive matters involving significant media exposure. He has litigated a wide range of high-exposure cases involving allegations of fraud, deceptive and unfair trade practices, misleading advertising, negligence and wrongful death. Patrick has also represented clients in matters involving commercial general liability claims such as slip and falls, product liability, automobile accidents and negligent security.

In 1990, Patrick earned his Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors from the University of Notre Dame, and remained at the University of Notre Dame where he received is juris doctor in 1993. Patrick is a member of the Bar of the state of Florida. He is admitted to practice before all Florida state and federal courts, as well as the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Classes/Seminars Taught

Preserving Evidence and Avoiding Spoliation in Florida, Marshall Dennehey Florida Claims Symposium - The Best Defense is a Good Offense, Orlando, FL, September 17, 2014

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Florida Claims Symposium - The Best Offense is a Good Defense
Seminar • Sep 17, 2014
*Complimentary breakfast begins at 8:00am and lunch will be provided.Join the attorneys of Marshall Dennehey for a comprehensive review of the latest legal trends in Medicare, Bad Faith, Social Media Discovery and more.....Topics include:...

Reported CasesSignificant Representative Matters: Won summary judgment in favor of a national real estate developer in a class action case brought in federal court, on behalf of homeowners in a large planned community. Damages in excess of $5 million were sought against the developer, who was accused of fraud, deceptive and unfair trade practices, misleading advertising, unjust enrichment, and negligence. After the summary judgment was affirmed on appeal, four related class action cases and one mass tort case were pending against the real estate developer in state court. Here, the combined alleged damages were in excess of $40 million, but were again favorably resolved; Secured summary judgment in favor of a municipality in a Fair Housing Act case brought by a real estate developer who accused the municipality, its mayor, vice mayor and commissioners of racial discrimination after the commission voted against its proposed development.

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Patrick M. DeLong

100 Northeast 3rd Avenue, Suite 1100
Fort LauderdaleFL 33301


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