Patrick M. Brogan

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Top Rated Transportation & Maritime Attorney in Norfolk, VA

Davey | Brogan, P.C.
 | 101 Granby Street, Suite 300
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 757-852-0819
Fax: 757-622-4924
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007, 2009 - 2010, 2012 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas:
  • Transportation/Maritime
    Attorney Profile

    Patrick M. Brogan is one of the principal attorneys at Davey | Brogan, P.C. Based in Norfolk, Virginia, he focuses his practice primarily on a variety of maritime law matters, and he represents clients throughout the Tidewater region, including the cities of Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Virginia Beach and Newport News. Mr. Brogan has been admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia since 1985, and he is also admitted to practice before all North Carolina state courts.

    Mr. Brogan brings a vast knowledge of the intricacy of matters surrounding admiralty law. As an undergraduate, he attended the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York, where he majored in marine engineering and received a Bachelor of Science in 1979. He then spent several years serving his country as a member of the United States Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps, where he handled courts-martial as a trial attorney and assisted the Commander in Chief of the Atlantic Fleet in fatal accidents involving service members. Mr. Brogan subsequently joined his current firm at the beginning of 1991, and he has spent his entire career in private practice there.

    Mr. Brogan’s admiralty law practice encompasses personal injury and other types of litigation as well as a variety of transactions, and he counts among his clients cargo haulers, seamen, shipowners, cruise lines, terminals, charterers, other common carriers and stevedores. His depth and breadth of experience has enabled him to obtain successful results on their behalf, and his fellow attorneys have taken note and have awarded him an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Avvo. Mr. Brogan has also been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Transportation/Maritime
    Focus Areas

    Admiralty & Maritime Law


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    Super Lawyers: 2007, 2009 - 2010, 2012 - 2021

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    About Patrick Brogan

    Admitted: 1985, Virginia

    Professional Webpage:


    • Outstanding Professional Achievement USMMA Alumni Association, 2019
    • AV rated, Martindale Hubbell Law Directory
    • Award designated for my geographic region, Lawyer of the Year - Admiralty and Maritime Law, Best Lawyers of America, 2020
    • Award given to alumni of Kings Point, Outstanding Professional Achievement Award, United States Merchant Marine Academy Alumni Association, 2019

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • U.S.C.G. Second Assistant Engineer’s License

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Virginia Maritime Association
    • South East Admiralty Law Institute

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Kings Point Alumni Association
    • William & Mary Alumni Board

    Educational Background:

    • U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, B.S. Engineering, 1979
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    Office Location for Patrick M. Brogan

    101 Granby Street
    Suite 300
    Norfolk, VA 23510

    Phone: 757-852-0819

    Fax: 757-622-4924

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    Last Updated: 3/4/2021

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