Patrick E. Bailey

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Santa Monica, CA

Bailey & Partners
 | 2800 28th Street, Suite 200
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: 310-392-5000
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Aviation and Aerospace (20%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Patrick E. Bailey heads the plaintiffs' personal injury and business law firm Bailey & Partners in Santa Monica, California. Mr. Bailey concentrates his practice on complex high-stakes matters with a focus on aviation law, aviation accidents and disasters, carbon monoxide poisoning, auto, trucking and mass transit accidents, defective products, brain injury, dog bites, business law and litigation, personal injury and wrongful death cases. In particular, he has extensive experience with cases involving plane and helicopter crashes, traumatic brain injuries, carbon monoxide poisoning, product liability, injuries from pharmaceuticals, wrongful termination/whistleblower and insurance bad faith. He has also handled several multimillion dollar aircraft completion cases for international parties.

An experienced pilot and former flight instructor, Mr. Bailey is well-versed in both aviation science and the rules and regulations promulgated by the Federal Aviation Administration. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Museum of Flying in Santa Monica, CA, and he has shared his knowledge as an aviation law instructor at California State University. He has been voted to Superlawyers for 9 plus years, and he maintains membership in several professional organizations including American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Seaplane Pilot Association (SPA), Lawyer Pilot Bar Association (LPBA), Professional Helicopter Pilot Association (PHPA), Helicopter Association International (HAI), International Air and Transportation Safety Bar Association, Experimental Aviation Association (EAA), National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), Consumer Association of Los Angeles (CAALA), Consumer Association of California (CAOC), American Association of Justice (AAJ), American Bar Association (ABA), and the National Trial Lawyers Association (NTLA). He has also been voted top 10 in Client Satisfaction for Personal Injury Attorneys from the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys.

With more than 25 years of experience in both litigation and aviation, Mr. Bailey has developed a reputation for his attention to detail and a deep commitment to obtaining the best possible outcome for all his clients. He brings his attention and unique combination of skills, experience and wisdom to each case. This dedication has enabled him to recover tens of millions of dollars for his clients overs the years. He has represented clients based in Santa Monica and the surrounding areas but has also represented and litigated cases in other states as well, including Texas, Oregon, Montana, Florida, Colorado and Alaska.

Mr. Bailey earned his J.D. from the University of La Verne College of Law in 1978. He is admitted to practice before California State Courts, California Supreme Court, the U.S. District Courts for the all three federal districts in California, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mr. Bailey and Bailey & Partners look forward to helping their clients receive the justice they deserve.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (30%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Products (30%): Motor Vehicle Defects, Products Liability

Aviation and Aerospace (20%): Aviation, Aviation Accidents - Plaintiff

Business/Corporate (10%): Contracts

Business Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Products: Motor Vehicle Defects, Products Liability

Aviation and Aerospace: Aviation, Aviation Accidents - Plaintiff

Business/Corporate: Contracts

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 13 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2017

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About Patrick Bailey

Admitted: 1979, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.baileypartners.com/about/our-team/

Honors and Awards:

  • Top 100 , Superlawyers, 2011
  • 2013 - 2017 Top 100 Attorney in California, National Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2005 - 2017 Superlawyer - 13 YEARS
  • 2015 - 2017 Top 10 Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • 2013 - 2017 Top 25 Products Liability Attorney in California, National Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2013 - 2017 Top 10 Aviation Attorney in California, National Trial Lawyers Association

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Professor of Aviation Law, California State University

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • California, 1979
  • Member, Helicopter Association International (HAI)
  • Member, Aircraft Owners and Pilot's Association (AOPA)
  • Member, National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)
  • Member, NTSB Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of California
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Santa Monica Bar Association
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Aviation Law, California State University

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • $500,000 for Injuries Sustained from Helicopter Crash - Personal Injury    
  • $500,000 for Burn Injuries from Fire Pit - Personal Injury
  • $1 Million for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Rented Apartment - Personal Injury
  • $1.25 Million for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Rented Apartment - Personal Injury
  • $2.7 Million for Woman burned at hotel from scalding water - Personal Injury
  • $4.5 Million for Pharmaceutical Negligence - Personal Injury
  • $5.4 Million - Severe Injuries to Passenger in Airplance Crash - Personal Injury
  • 7.7 Million - Aircraft damaged at Completion Center
  • $9.8 Million - Wrongful Death of Passenger in Airplane Crash
  • $12.5 Million - Multi-million Dollar Airplane Damaged Aircraft at Aircraft Completion Center 
  • $12.5 Million - Wrongful Termination of Airline Pilot - Whistleblower 

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Certificated Flight Instructor-Airplanes, Instruments & Multi-engine, Commercial Pilot Certificated Seaplane Pilot  Certificated Glider Pilot 
  • July 2016 inducted into Space Camp Hall of Fame in Huntsville, AL for writing and producting the motion picture "SPACE CAMP"
  • Has served over 20 years as General Councel and as a Board Member for the Museum of Flying in Santa Monica, CA

Industry Groups

  • American Association Of Justice (AAJ)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • American Board Of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • American Institute Of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • And The National Trial Lawyers Association (NTLA)
  • Consumer Association Of California (CAOC)
  • Consumer Association Of Los Angeles (CAALA)
  • Experimental Aviation Association (EAA)
  • Helicopter Association International (HAI)
  • International Air And Transportation Safety Bar Association
  • Lawyer Pilot Bar Association (LPBA)
  • National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)
  • Professional Helicopter Pilot Association (PHPA)
  • Seaplane Pilot Association (SPA)
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    Office Location for Patrick E. Bailey

    2800 28th Street
    Suite 200
    Santa Monica, CA 90405

    Phone: 310-392-5000

     

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