Patrick J. Troy is a skilled litigator with experience in all aspects of commercial litigation, with a particular emphasis on complex business disputes involving real estate. Mr. Troy represents landlords, property managers, developers, and other stake holders in matters concerning lease enforcement, confessions of judgment, evictions, and land use, including restrictive covenants, easements and quiet title.
Mr. Troy has also represented clients in federal and state courts trials and appeals involving complex contract disputes, creditors’ rights, judgment collections, fraudulent conveyances, real estate brokerage claims, partnership disputes, claims under the Americans’ with Disabilities Act, class actions, intellectual property, and employment non-compete clauses.
Mr. Troy has obtained summary judgment for a landlord against a national retailer for more than $1.8 million in damages caused to commercial space in Philadelphia. He has successfully appealed a trial court’s ruling regarding a tenant’s exercise of a lease option, which led to an award of immediate possession to the landlord as well as a significant sum of back rent. Mr. Troy also has obtained judgments and settlements in favor of landlords in numerous commercial real estate matters arising out of tenants’ breaches of commercial leases based non-payment of rent and impermissible use of the premises.
Mr. Troy is a 2002 graduate of the Temple University Beasley School of Law, where he was a member of the Temple Law Review, and a cum laude graduate of The Catholic University of America. Following law school, Mr. Troy was a Law Clerk to the Honorable William W. Caldwell, United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.