Patrick L. Barkley

Patrick L. Barkley: Attorney with HunterMaclean
  • Associate at HunterMaclean
  • 200 E. Saint Julian Street, Savannah, GA 31401
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Patrick Barkley is an associate in the Savannah office within the Firm’s specialty litigation group. His practice areas include admiralty, transportation, logistics, commercial collections, business litigation, real estate litigation, and tax appeal disputes involving residential, commercial, and personal property. Prior to relocating to Savannah, Patrick was an associate at the firm of Little, Bates, Kelehear & Toland, P.C., located in Dalton, Georgia, where his practice concentrated primarily on civil litigation, family law, residential real estate, and probate administration.

Patrick is admitted to practice in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; the U.S. District Courts for the Middle, Northern, and Southern Districts of Georgia; and all courts of the State of Georgia.

Patrick earned his J.D. in May 2012 from the Samford University Cumberland School of Law where he was awarded multiple Scholar of Merit awards, served as an articles editor for the American Journal of Trial Advocacy, and was selected by faculty as a Caruthers fellow to assist incoming students in legal writing and research classes. Prior to law school, Patrick earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Auburn University.

Community Involvement

Urban Hope: Board Member

Historic Savannah Foundation: 13th Colony

Telfair Museum of Art: William Jay Society

Leadership Dalton/Whitfield County: Class of 2015

Young Lawyers Division: State Bar of Georgia - Leadership Academy Class of 2018

Savannah Dawgs: Youth Football Coach

Publications & Presentations


Alternative Dispute Resolution: Does the Manifest Disregard Standard for Vacating an Arbitration Award Still Exist?

By Patrick L. Barkley, published in the Spring 2012 issue of the American Journal of Trial Advocacy.


Savannah CEO: Growth Year for HunterMaclean

HunterMaclean had an unusual number of awards, events, and attorney announcements in 2015, particularly as the year wrapped up. Savannah CEO interviewed the firm’s managing partner, Frank Macgill, to find out more.

Attorneys Christopher H. Smith, Francesca Macchiaverna, and Patrick L. Barkley join HunterMaclean

HunterMaclean is pleased to announce that the firm’s Savannah office has welcomed three new attorneys: Christopher H. “Smitty” Smith, Francesca Macchiaverna, and Patrick L. Barkley.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Business Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Transportation
  • Admiralty & Maritime
  • Logistics
  • Construction
  • Real Estate Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
912.236.0261  Phone
912.236.4936  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 9848, Savannah, GA 31401
University Attended:
Auburn University, B.B.A., Business Management, 2008
Law School Attended:
Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, J.D., 2012
Year of First Admission:
2012, Georgia

Professional Affiliations

Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute

Georgia Bar Association

Savannah Bar Association: Young Lawyers Division, Executive Board

Georgia Defense Lawyers Association (GDLA)

Reported Cases:
Representative Engagements: Assisted lead counsel in the preparation of buy-sale agreements ranging from stock sales of floor covering companies to asset purchases of local printing, mechanical, and landscaping companies; Advised clients on how to effectively safeguard and protect their confidential information/trade secrets and assisted in the litigation of a trade secrets case involving a large foreign rug manufacturer; Assisted lead counsel in obtaining judgments against several local contractors and laborers for failing to perform their services in a workmanlike manner; Analyzed applicable regulatory law and performed extensive investigation into whether a local restaurant was in compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regarding their tip pooling policy; Worked in conjunction with real estate counsel to perform title searches, issue title certificates, and prepare deeds for properties condemned by the City of Dalton for road expansion projects

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