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Patrick Clawson

Patrick is an Associate Attorney at HKR, where his work involves assessment of first-party insurance coverage disputes and extracontractual litigation matters. Patrick also provides invaluable support to HKR’s insurer clients regarding policy interpretations, wordings, and related regulatory advice.

Patrick graduated from the University of Florida with a B.S. in Biology before obtaining his law degree from Penn State Law. While in law school, Patrick served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Maryann Boehm of the 12th Judicial Circuit of Florida, a legal intern at Sentry Data Systems and Securaze, a research assistant to Professor Stephen Ross, and a member of the Arts, Sports, and Entertainment Law Clinic with Professor Geoffrey Scott.

Outside of the office, Patrick enjoys hiking, cooking, and walking his dog.

Bar Admission

  • Pennsylvania
  • Ohio
  • Eastern & Middle District of Pennsylvania


  • Penn State Law
  • University of Florida, BS, Biology


  • “Change the System, Not the Climate: Advocacy for a Unified Circuit Court of Appeals for Environmental Litigation,” The Penn State Law Review, 126 Penn. St. L. Rev. 844 (2022).