J. Patrick Bradley

Associate  |  Greenville

Meet Patrick

Patrick Bradley is a construction and commercial litigator. In his practice, Patrick advises and represents a diverse group of clients, including corporations, small businesses, individuals, and governmental entities, in a range of business, construction, manufacturing, insurance and tort-related matters. He has experience litigating complex cases, including class actions, in federal and state courts as well as arbitration forums.

Patrick represents clients across a number of industries, with a particular emphasis on the construction industry where he works with owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors, construction managers and insurers. Additionally, he counsels clients throughout the construction process and is experienced in navigating projects of all types and sizes, including multi-family development, single-family dwellings, commercial construction and industrial projects. He regularly assists clients in the drafting, negotiation, and review of contracts and provides in-project advice and counsel on issues such as scheduling and delays, changes, payment and lien disputes, warranty obligations and defects.

Prior to joining Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Greenville office, Patrick served as a law clerk to the Hon. D. Garrison Hill, South Carolina Court of Appeals. He also practiced construction litigation for several years at a Greenville civil litigation firm.

While in law school, Patrick interned for the Hon. John C. Few, South Carolina Supreme Court; the Hon. H. Bruce Williams, South Carolina Court of Appeals; and the Hon. Richard M. Gergel, U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina.

  • University of South Carolina, J.D., cum laude, 2018
  • University of South Carolina, B.A., 2015
  • South Carolina, 2018
  • North Carolina, 2019
  • U.S. District Court, South Carolina, 2019
Honors and Awards
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch Construction Law (2023-2024), Insurance Law (2023-2024), Litigation – Construction (2023-2024) and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants (2024)
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers® “Rising Stars” Construction Litigation (2022-2023)
  • CALI Award Recipient: Advanced Legal Writing, Appellate Advocacy, Legal Writing for the Courts, Criminal Procedure
  • ABA Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Journal, Articles Editor, Student Note Award
  • University of South Carolina Hall of Leaders, 2015
Professional and Civic Activities
  • South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division
  • Greenville County Bar
  • University of South Carolina School of Law Young Alumni Council, Board of Directors (2020-Present), Vice President (2023-Present)
  • Meals on Wheels of Greenville Young Professionals
  • Claims & Litigation Management (CLM) Alliance
Presentations and Publications