Patricia Waterkotte is a Partner and practices in the area of Civil Litigation.

She represents local businesses in contract disputes and national corporations that have been sued in Arizona or California state and federal courts. She is an experienced litigator in the areas of financial services, education, real estate, product liability, and insurance.

Within her financial services practice, she has represented banks in commercial disputes and wrongful foreclosure actions, and for alleged violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act.

Her education practice includes the representation of school districts on a variety of issues, including civil rights.

Representative real estate actions include disputes over appropriate disclosures in residential and commercial property sales, Homeowners Association disputes and representation of both homeowners and Board Members.

Patricia’s vast products liability experience involves engines, vehicles, machine parts, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, space heaters, water heaters, generators, and gas ranges.

She has also defended insurance agents and life insurance companies in bad faith actions and handled a wide variety of insurance issues for her clients.