Attorney Profiles

Patrick M. O’Neill, Esq

Patrick M. O’Neill, Esq., a partner at Benjamin, Yocum & Heather was born in Chicago, Illinois and grew up in Kettering, Ohio. He has practiced law for more than 22 years. He is a graduate of Ohio University (B.A., 1987) and the University of Dayton School of Law (J.D., 1993). While in law school, Patrick was a member of the National Moot Court Team.

Patrick concentrates his practice in the areas of construction law, construction arbitration and mediation, including contract, delay, design defect, mechanic's lien, bid preparation, surety, bond and differing site conditions claims, prevailing wage law, and trial and appellate practice.

Patrick regularly represents commercial contractors and developers both locally and throughout the United States. He is a frequent lecturer at Continuing Legal Education seminars on construction - related topics. Prior to commencing his legal career, O'Neill worked as a project coordinator for a regional commercial contractor.

Patrick is admitted to practice in the State of Ohio, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court, and is a member of the Cincinnati, Ohio State and American Bar Associations. He is a member of the American Bar Association's Forum on the Construction Industry and a member of the Forum's Dispute Avoidance & Resolution Division as well as the Forum’s Insurance, Surety & Liens Division. He is also a member of the ABA’s Construction Litigation Committee and the Ohio State Bar Association’s and Cincinnati Bar Association’s Construction Law Committees.

Contact Patrick M. O’Neill at (513) 721-5672 or at