Patrick Frye is a Partner in Litigation Practice of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP. Mr. Frye was a Partner at Freeborn & Peters, which combined with SGR in 2023.
Mr. Frye represents insurance and reinsurance companies in commercial litigation, including antitrust claims and coverage disputes. He advises clients on litigation strategy and appears before arbitration panels and state and federal courts.
Mr. Frye has represented client insurers in disputes over a wide variety of insurance products, including CGL, E&O/ professional liability, D&O, and long-term disability policies. He was second chair in a trial that resulted in a $5 million verdict in favor of his client, a reinsurer overbilled by the defendant ceding insurer. He was second chair in an arbitration that decided that the 9/11 World Trade Center terrorist attack was one event only. Therefore his client reinsurer was not liable to pay a second $15 million to the ceding insurer.
When not representing his clients in their disputes, Mr. Frye works on his Krav Maga.