Jennifer Peterson represents plaintiffs and defendants in complex trial and appellate litigation.
Before joining the firm, Jennifer served as a law clerk to the Honorable Elizabeth L. Branch and the Honorable William H. Pryor Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
Jennifer received her law degree from Harvard Law School and received her Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, from Princeton University.
Successfully obtained reversal in the Georgia Court of Appeals of trial court’s appointment of expensive auditor-special master.
Successfully opposed preliminary injunction sought against a Georgia hospital authority.
Successfully conducted a multi-day arbitration of an inter-governmental dispute, prevailing on all issues.
Successfully upheld a $45 million jury verdict on appeal to the Supreme Court of Georgia.
Successful oral argument in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on behalf of a major corporation, avoiding liability in a multi-million-dollar declaratory judgment action.
Successfully defended on appeal an individual plaintiff’s right to a jury trial, upholding the denial of defendant’s motion to compel arbitration.
Successfully obtained reconsideration in federal district court of summary judgment against insurer, restoring insurer’s ability to defend against breach-of-contract and bad-faith claims.
Vigorously defended corporate client against breach of contract suit in federal court, enabling settlement with $0 liability and restoration of business relationship with plaintiff.
Tried complex breach-of-fiduciary-duty claims in business division of state court, resulting in an extremely favorable pre-verdict settlement.
Successfully obtained dismissal of insurance suit wrongly filed in Georgia against out-of-state policyholders.
Filed suit to protect minority LLC member’s right to millions of dollars of distributions; following mediation, obtained favorable settlement of claims.
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- September 30, 2020Law.com
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- August 5, 2020Law360
Harvard Law School, J.D.
- Editor-in-Chief, Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy
- Vice President, Federalist Society
Princeton University, B.A., magna cum laude
Law Clerk, Honorable Elizabeth L. Branch, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Law Clerk, Honorable William H. Pryor Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
- State Bar of Georgia
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
- Supreme Court of Georgia
- Georgia Court of Appeals