Peter Von Gontard, Senior Counsel

Biography

Peter von Gontard is Senior Counsel and a founding member of Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard. Peter concentrates his practice primarily in the areas of high exposure product liability and medical malpractice suits, and has successfully tried numerous jury trials.

Peter has been recognized as one of the best trial attorneys in the country by Best Lawyers in America each year since 2006 in practice areas such as Product Liability Litigation, Health Care Law, Medical Malpractice Law, and Personal Injury Litigation.

In 2013, he was selected by Best Lawyers as a “Lawyer of the Year” in the area of Product Liability Litigation.

In 2007, Peter was named as a Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyer in the areas of Health Care and General Defense, and he was recognized from 2008-2015 in the area of Products Liability.

While appearing in the Eastern District of Missouri and the Southern District of Illinois, most of the cases Peter defends are filed in the City and County of St. Louis, Missouri and Madison County and St. Clair County, Illinois.

Background

Civic Activities
Peter is a life member of Delta Waterfowl, Ducks Unlimited, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and the NRA. He is the Attorney and Marshal for the City of Huntleigh, Missouri, and is a member of the Missouri Police Chief’s Association.

Professional Activities
Peter is a member of the Florida Bar Association, the Illinois Bar Association, the Missouri Bar Association, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, the Lawyers Association of Greater St. Louis, the St. Clair County Bar Association, the Madison County Bar Association, the East St. Louis Bar Association and the Alton-Woodriver-Jerseyville Bar Association.

He is also a member of the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, the Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers and the Defense Research Institute.

Education
Peter earned his Juris Doctor from Saint Louis University School of Law in 1973.

He earned his B.S. from Saint Louis University in 1970.

BIOGRAPHY

Peter von Gontard is Senior Counsel and a founding member of Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard. Peter concentrates his practice primarily in the areas of high exposure product liability and medical malpractice suits, and has successfully tried numerous jury trials.

Peter has been recognized as one of the best trial attorneys in the country by Best Lawyers in America each year since 2006 in practice areas such as Product Liability Litigation, Health Care Law, Medical Malpractice Law, and Personal Injury Litigation.

In 2013, he was selectd by Best Lawyers as a “Lawyer of the Year” in the area of Product Liability Litigation.

In 2007, Peter was named as aMissouri & Kansas Super Lawyer in the areas of Health Care and General Defense, and he was recognized from 2008-2012 in the area of Products Liability.

While appearing in the Eastern District of Missouri and the Southern District of Illinois, most of the cases Peter defends are filed in the City and County of St. Louis, Missouri and Madison County and St. Clair County, Illinois.

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