J. Patrick Strubel


Patrick joined Watkins & Eager in 2017.  His defense litigation practice focuses on product liability involving automobile manufacturers, recreational vehicle manufacturers, agricultural equipment manufacturers and medical malpractice claims involving physicians, nursing facilities, hospitals and pharmacies.  He has tried numerous cases to jury verdict, including wrongful death, catastrophic injury and business warranty disputes in State and Federal courts in Alabama, Mississippi and throughout the Southeastern United States. Patrick also represents corporate clients in commercial litigation matters, premises liability and personal injury cases.

Contact Information:

Telephone number: 205.598.2110
Email: pstrubel@watkinseager.com
Practice Areas
Automotive Industrial Heavy Equipment and Recreational Vehicles
Commercial Litigation
Healthcare Litigation
Insurance Litigation
Product Liability
Tort and General Litigation

B.S.: Birmingham-Southern College, 1997
Juris Doctor: Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, 2001

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  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • 2017 Multiple Sclerosis Leadership Class
  • Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2010, 2012, 2013,2014
  • AV Preeminent®Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Professional And Community Involvement

  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
  • Defense Research Institute
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Sports & Industry Fitness Industry Association

Court Admissions

  • Alabama State Bar
  • The Mississippi Bar
  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi