Salt Lake City UTAH

ABOUT Mr. Peter W. Billings

Peter Billings has 40 years of experience in a practice focused on large-scale, complex, commercial litigation. He has been lead counsel working with teams of attorneys on large cases in the areas of antitrust, bankruptcy, environmental law, legal and accounting malpractice and class action lawsuits as well as other areas. Peter represents clients in Utah, Nevada, California and Wyoming, and is admitted to practice in the U.S. Supreme Court, 9th and 10th U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals and the District of Columbia. Peter’s credentials and reputation have led to him being named a Fellow in the Utah Chapter of the American Bar Foundation, an organization limited to less than a fraction of one percent of the Utah Bar. He has served the legal profession as Chairman of the Utah Supreme Court’s Advisory Committee on Appellate Rules and as an arbitrator for the U.S. District Court alternative resolution program. He serves the community on the advisory board for KUER Public Radio and on the board of trustees for EDCUtah. Peter received his B.A. from Brown University, graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School and was awarded the Arnold Fellowship for independent study at Kings College, Cambridge, England.

Community Service

Member, KUER 90.1 Advisory Board, October 2011 to present

Trustee, Michael Foundation

Trustee Emeritus, Brown University

Capital Campaign Committee for KUED

Former Chairman, Rowland Hall-St. Mark's School

Former Chairman, Utah Liquor Control Commission

Former Chairman, Mayor's Blue Ribbon Task Force on Capital Improvements

Former board member, Salt Lake Legal Aid Society

Peer Recognition

Proud Fellow of the American Bar Foundation


Admitted to Utah State Bar, District of Columbia Bar, U.S. Supreme Court, Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit

Fellow, Utah Chapter of American Bar Foundation (an honorary organization of judges, attorneys and faculty elected by their peers to become members of The Fellows. Limited to 0.003 percent of active members of Utah Bar)

Arbitration panel member for court-annexed Alternative Dispute Resolution, U.S. District Court for the District of Utah

Rated AV by Martindale Hubbell

Listed in each edition of The Best Lawyers in America since the book was first published in 1989

Listed in Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers, 2005 - 2013

Listed in Mountain States Super Lawyers

Listed as a Legal Elite by Utah Business magazine

Listed as a Trail Blazer by Utah Business magazine

Former Chairman, Utah Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Appellate Rules

Former Master of the Bench, Inns of Court I

Former Chair, Utah State Bar Committee on Advertising

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Areas of LAW

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