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Peter S. French

Co-Chair, Products Liability
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Peter French is a partner with the firm’s Litigation Practice Group, who has represented clients in federal and state court lawsuits in many United States jurisdictions. Peter advises manufacturers, software companies, large commercial real estate developers, construction contractors, and businesses in a wide variety of complex litigation matters. Peter is certified in legal project management and uses that knowledge to develop litigation strategies and legal fee estimates designed to achieve client goals and needs.

Peter also works as temporary “outside general counsel” for larger corporate clients who have a wide variety of legal needs to ensure the work is properly allocated and completed in the best interests of the client. Peter successfully completed a two-month working program on Legal Project Management from Legal Biz Dev.


    • Tulane University Law School, 1992, J.D.; Certificate in Environmental Law
      • Tulane Environmental Law Journal
    • The College of William & Mary, 1989, A.B.

    • Indiana
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
    • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
    • American Bar Association; Litigation, Commercial and Law Practice Management Sections and Trial Practice Committee Member
    • Federal Bar Association
    • Indiana Bar Association; Litigation, Business and Environmental Sections
    • Indianapolis Bar Association

    • Member, Indianapolis Bar Association Legal Services Advisory Committee
    • Park Tudor School Alumni Board Member (2010-2013); Past Member, 2005-2007; Treasurer, 2006-2007
    • Board of Directors, Stacey Toran Foundation (2005-2007)
    • Distinguished Fellow, Indianapolis Bar Foundation
    • Member, Penrod Society (1995-present); Board of Directors, 2009-2010; President, 2006
    • Member and Graduate, Stanley K. Lacey Leadership Society
    • Committee Member (past), Indiana Bar Association Grievance Committee