L. Patrick Dacey

Commercial Litigation Department
Healthcare & General Liability Defense Group
L. Patrick Dacey

“Is my philosophy that a great attorney must be honest, confident, analytical, attentive, trustworthy, responsive and have a great work ethic. I bring these qualities to each case and work toward solutions in a timely and economical fashion. Additionally, my time spent on various business and charitable boards ”




  • New Jersey
  • Federal District Court of New Jersey


  • J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law
  • B.A., North Carolina State University, Political Science
    • cum laude and International Honor Society


  • New Jersey Defense Association

Mr. Dacey is a partner in the Firm’s Commercial Litigation Department. He is a seasoned trial attorney and has tried over 75 cases to verdict. He has tried cases in 19 out of 21 counties in New Jersey.  He has been recognized by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney since 2004.  Mr. Dacey has developed a loyal following of clients in the hospitality and security industries and has participated in several landmark decisions in those areas. In addition, his practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, dram shop, trucking, construction, premises liability, negligent security and general liability matters.

Mr. Dacey spent a semester in Law school at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. He previously served for many years on the Board of the South Wall Little League, eventually serving as president of the league.

Before joining the Firm, Mr. Dacey was a partner at Bolan Jahnsen Dacey ESQS.

Mr. Dacey has taught NJ ICLE courses regarding dram shop law and the negligent service of alcohol.

Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as Civil Trial Attorney since 2004

Published opinion Riley v. Keenan 406 N.J. Super. 281 (App. Div. 2009) and numerous unpublished opinions from the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division

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