Patricia W. Holden

Patricia W. Holden

About
Patricia W. Holden is a partner in our Mt. Laurel office.
Phone
(856) 761-3800

Biography

Patricia W. Holden is a Partner in the firm’s New Jersey office and is a member of the General Liability Practice Group. She attended Mt. St. Mary's University in Emmitsburg, Maryland where she majored in Biology and minored in Chemistry, and was a member of the Beta Beta Beta Honor Society. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree with Honors in 1985. Immediately after college, Patricia went to Rutgers University School of Law – Camden, New Jersey, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 1988. While attending law school, she worked in the Employee Licensing section of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, investigating the backgrounds and license applications of individuals seeking employment in the casino industry. Patricia began her legal career as the judicial clerk to the Honorable J. Gilbert Van Sciver in the New Jersey Superior Court, Law Division in Burlington County.

Over the past 25 years, Patricia has had a varied insurance defense litigation practice, with substantial experience in personal and commercial automobile, product liability, premises liability, medical professional liability and toxic tort matters, as well as first party benefit claims and subrogation. She currently focuses her practice in the areas of insurance coverage, defense, fraud and bad faith litigation. She regularly provides national insurance carrier clients with opinions on coverage matters in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. For those disputes that move into litigation, she handles declaratory judgment actions, trial and appellate causes.

Patricia is licensed in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, the United States District Courts for the Districts of New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania, the United States Courts of Appeal for the Second and Third Circuits, and the United States Supreme Court. Patricia is also qualified as a New Jersey Rule 1:40 Mediator. Patricia is a member of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance and New Jersey Defense Association.

Patricia lives with her family in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey.