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Jeffrey R. Peters


Jeffrey R. Peters


Practice Groups

Commercial Litigation, Employment Litigation/Advice, Products Liability

Industry Groups

Construction, Credit and Collection


Mr. Peters is an experienced litigator who focuses on commercial and products liability disputes, including toxic tort claims.

Mr. Peters has significant experience defending manufacturers, distributors, contractors, and other clients in toxic tort matters. He has also represented clients in state and federal courts across the Midwest in commercial and employment law cases. Mr. Peters has secured summary judgment for clients on numerous occasions and has experience defending claims through trial.

Mr. Peters graduated cum laude from William Mitchell College of Law. During law school, he served as an extern to the judge presiding over all asbestos cases filed in Minnesota.

Education & Admissions


  • William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2012
    • Rosalie Wahl Moot Court
  • Wartburg College, B.A., magna cum laude, 2009

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
  • Illinois
  • Minnesota
  • Wisconsin
  • Iowa

Judicial Clerkships

  • Ramsey County District Court, The Honorable Dale B. Lindman, Legal Extern, 2012
  • La Crosse County Circuit Court, Wisconsin, The Honorable Todd W. Bjerke, Law Clerk, 2011


Representative Cases

Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a product manufacturer in case alleging wrongful death from exposure to asbestos.

Obtained summary judgment on behalf of telecommunications company in case alleging violations of the FDCPA.

Professional & Civic

Bar Associations

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Ramsey County Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association

Professional Associations

  • Defense Research Institute
  • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association

Civic Involvement

  • Volunteer Lawyers Network, 2016-2019