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About Patrick

Patrick Bredehoft focuses his litigation practice on healthcare and commercial disputes. He maintains an active trial and arbitration practice, having secured significant settlements, judgments and awards for plaintiffs and defendants nationwide. He represents healthcare providers, including hospital systems and hospitals, medical device manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, physicians, and long-term care facilities.

Patrick has significant experience litigating healthcare disputes involving managed care, billing and reimbursement, qui tam and false claims, healthcare fraud and malpractice. He also litigates complex commercial matters, including contract, tort, employment and business disputes.

In addition, Patrick advises his clients on government investigations and on regulatory, compliance and reimbursement issues, including matters involving ERISA, Stark Law and the Anti-Kickback Statute.

Patrick Bredehoft is one of the best lawyers I’ve worked with. He’s a really outstanding litigator, who is detail-oriented but also strategic.
— Chambers USA, 2021


Recent Notable Matters

Hospitals, medical device manufacturers, physicians and long-term care providers — disputes involving allegations of fraud, abuse and violations of state and federal false claims laws*

Hospital systems — managed care and reimbursement disputes against commercial and government insurers and payors*

Hospital systems and healthcare providers — disputes over alleged overbilling and fraudulent billing practices*

Pharmaceutical manufacturer — national drug pricing, rebate and overpayment disputes*

National hospital company — managed contract litigation, including disputes related to hospital services agreements, physician recruitment agreements, provider employment agreements, medical director agreements, lease agreements, non-competition and non-solicitation covenants, peer review matters and privacy issues*

Hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and physicians — commercial contract, tort, non-competition, real estate and partnership buyout disputes*

Healthcare providers — malpractice, wrongful death and premises liability disputes*

Healthcare providers — advice on operational and compliance issues, including compliance with Stark Law and the anti-kickback statute, value-based purchasing, core measures, advanced directives, medical records disclosure and privacy, medical staff relations, and policies and procedures*

National real estate broker — broker and agency litigation matters involving negligence, fraud and breaches of fiduciary duty*

* Work completed prior to Bracewell



The University of Texas School of Law,
with honors, Order of the Coif
Colorado State University,
with honors

Bar Admissions



American Health Lawyers Association
State Bar of Texas, Health Law Section and Business Law Section
State Bar of California
American Bar Association
Dallas Bar Association
North Texas Society for Healthcare Risk Management




Chambers USA
Texas Healthcare, 2013 - 2024
BL Rankings
Best Lawyers
Health Care Law, 2024; Litigation - Insurance, 2024
Thomson Reuters
Texas Super Lawyers
Health Care, 2012, 2018 - 2023
D Magazine Partners, Inc.
D Magazine
Best Lawyers in Dallas, Healthcare (Transactional), 2019 - 2020, 2022 - 2024
Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2014 - 2019