Peter J. Segrist is a partner in the New Orleans office and practices primarily in the commercial litigation, banking and lender liability, bankruptcy, and oil and gas practice areas. He also represents orthodontic and dental practices in a wide array of litigation and transactional matters, including assisting clients in buying or selling their practices. He has represented individual and corporate clients in a variety of civil practice areas, including complex commercial litigation, insurance disputes, mass tort actions, construction disputes, environmental litigation, and fraud actions. Peter is engaged in an active trial practice, and has extensive experience in the complications and demands of electronic data retention, preservation, collection, and production in multi-party, complex litigation. He has also been named as a Super Lawyers 2020 Rising Star in Business Litigation.
Peter is a native of St. Louis, Missouri, and graduated from Tulane University with dual Bachelor’s degrees in Cell and Molecular Biology and English. He attended Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, where he was a William L. Crowe scholar and graduated magna cum laude in 2013 in the top five percent of his class. While at Loyola, he was elected to serve as Editor-in-Chief of the Loyola Law Review. Following law school, he clerked for the Honorable Judge Patricia Minaldi in the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana.