Patrick J. Button


Orlando Office
T: 407.404.6718


Patrick J. Button is an associate in Ball Janik LLP’s Insurance Recovery and Construction Defect practice groups. Mr. Button’s practice is focused on prosecuting insurance coverage and construction defect matters for policyholders and owners. Prior to joining Ball Janik, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable William J. Zloch of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Mr. Button obtained his Juris Doctorate from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 2017, where he served as a Staff Member for The Journal of College and University Law. He is also the recipient of the Faculty Award for Excellence: Law & Morality in Contemporary Jurisprudence.


  • J.D., 2017, Notre Dame Law School
  • B.A., History, cum laude, 2014, Benedictine College


  • Faculty Award for Excellence: Law & Morality in Contemporary Jurisprudence
  • St. Thomas More Society, Secretary


  • Florida

    Kelly Corcoran is an insurance coverage attorney focused on resolving complex insurance coverage disputes on behalf of individual and corporate policyholders in their pursuit to recover claims. He has significant experience in handling construction defect coverage issues involving commercial and residential buildings including apartment complexes, condominiums, and single-family homes, as well as other coverage issues involving personal injury and property damage claims. Mr. Corcoran was selected to the Florida Rising Stars list, published in Super Lawyers Magazine, 2016-2018. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

    Before joining Ball Janik LLP, Mr. Corcoran served as coverage counsel for several national insurers, in which he gained invaluable experience in understanding how insurance companies defend themselves in legal battles with claimants and policyholders. His experience includes litigating disputes arising under commercial, homeowners, automobile and general liability policies.

    Mr. Corcoran has been involved with coverage issues ranging from improperly installed roofs, fire sprinkler systems, curtain wall systems, and post-tension cables to large multi-district litigation involving Chinese drywall and FEMA Formaldehyde Travel Trailers. Mr. Corcoran is well-versed in primary and excess insurance policies, policy interpretations, as well as insurance policies covering subcontractors and additional insureds. He has numerous published opinions in the areas of tort and insurance law, including Claudio v. Regaldo, 116 So.3d 451 (Fla. 2d DCA 2013).

    Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Corcoran was a partner in the second oldest law firm in Florida, Walton Lantaff Schroeder & Carson LLP. On a personal note, Mr. Corcoran enjoys spending his free time with his wife, daughter, son, and two dogs.