Chris Mingledorff & Michael Patterson founded Mingledorff & Patterson, LLC for the purpose of providing personal, caring, diligent and hard-working representation for each and every client. Mr. Mingledorff and Mr. Patterson take pride in establishing a trusted partnership with clients by way of consistent communication, successful management of expectations, and exemplary quality of work.

The experience and reputation of Mr. Mingledorff and Mr. Patterson has served as the backbone of client relationships for many years. These client relationships allow Mingledorff and Patterson, LLC to have a real understanding of client concerns and client priorities. Mr. Mingledorff and Mr. Patterson have learned through practice that understanding and listening to the needs of any client are paramount. If you have an issue or have been the victim of another’s negligence, Mr. Mingledorff and Mr. Patterson are ready to listen to you now.

Mr. Mingledorff and Mr. Patterson are ready to fight for you now, to listen to and address your concerns, and to get you that to which the law entitles you to be paid.

For questions, or to set up an appointment, feel free to contact our Daniel Island law firm, today.


Chris is an experienced trial lawyer with years of knowledge representing clients ranging from Fortune 100 companies to individuals. For the first 13 years of his practice, Chris served as an equity partner for a large regional law firm. In 2018, Chris co-founded Mingledorff & Patterson, LLC for the purpose of using his experience and knowledge to ensure his clients and their needs are heard and met through diligent and quality legal work. Chris’ experience provides him with the knowledge, skill and tools to serve each and every client, and the particular needs of each client.

Chris is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in both South Carolina and Georgia. Chris and his wife, Emily, live in Charleston with their three children. They are active in their local community, church, and schools. Chris previously served as a board member of non-profit organizations, including the local Rotary club and MUST Ministries.

Chris routinely provides clients with comprehensive legal work in various practice areas, including:

· Insurance Defense;

· Commercial Litigation;

· Landlord/Tenant Disputes;

· Corporate Formations;

· Corporate Transactions;

· Insurance Coverage;

· Construction Defect Litigation;

· Employment Matters; and

· Financial Related Litigation.

Chris received a B.S. degree in Finance and a B.S. degree in International Business from Florida State University, where he was an active member and officer of his fraternity. Chris received his J.D. from Mercer University, where he was an active member of the Moot Court Team, arguing before appellate panels in Wilmington, DE and New York, NY. During his first several years of practice, Chris was recognized for several years as a Super Lawyer: Rising Star (only awarded to 2% of practicing attorneys).

Christopher Mingledorff

Christopher Mingledorff

Founding Member
Michael Patterson

Michael Patterson

Founding Member

Michael Patterson concentrates his practice in the areas of Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury, Insurance Defense, Civil and Commercial Litigation, and Construction Litigation.  Prior to establishing Mingledorff and Patterson, LLC, Michael served as a police officer with the City of Charleston Police Department, and later worked for the Ninth Circuit Solicitor’s Office as a prosecutor.  These opportunities provided Michael with valuable trial and litigation experience, which now serve his clients well.

In an effort to support and serve the community, Michael is a member of the Daniel Island Rotary Club, and is also a member of the Board of Directors for the YMCA of Greater Charleston.  Originally from Richmond, Virginia, Michael graduated from James Madison University with a degree in History.  Michael  received his Juris Doctor from Regent University School of Law, and is licensed to practice in South Carolina.  Michael lives on Daniel Island with his wife, Sarah, and two children, William and Hannah.  Outside of the office, Michael and his family try to travel as much as possible, and love exploring the New England coast.

Luke was born and raised in Lombard, Illinois near the city of Chicago. Luke received his Bachelor of Science degree from Western Illinois University with a major in Political Science.

Thereafter, Luke attended and received his Juris Doctor from the Charleston School of Law where he was a member of the Business and International law society.

Outside of the office, he enjoys watching the Chicago Bears and the Chicago White Sox. He is also a diehard Michigan fan. Luke also enjoys being active around Charleston with his Fiancée, enjoying walking around the battery and going site seeing at the various historical exhibits Charleston has to offer.

Luke Green

Luke Green