Donald Patrick Eckler, a partner in Goldberg Segalla’s Management and Professional Liability and Global Insurance Services groups based in Chicago, co-hosts the Podium and Panel Podcast―a podcast covering oral arguments and decisions in civil matters at the Illinois Appellate Court and Illinois Supreme Court. Pat and his co-host Dan Cotter also occasionally cover decisions from SCOTUS and other appellate courts.
Donald Patrick Eckler is a highly experienced litigator who focuses his practice on defending lawyers, accountants, insurance brokers, and other professionals in a variety of civil disputes in state and federal courts across Illinois and Indiana. His practice ranges from representing insurers in coverage disputes to defending professionals, businesses, and tort defendants in complex litigation. Pat’s commercial litigation experience involves complex contract disputes and class-action lawsuits. His coverage practice for insurers and the insured involves commercial general liability and personal lines policies, issues involving the duty to defend and indemnify, bad faith, and the application of exclusions.