Overview

Kurt Peterson is a highly accomplished and effective litigator. His practice is national in scope, representing companies across the country. Kurt has extensive jury and non-jury trial experience, and has successfully argued at the appellate levels on numerous occasions, including before the 3rd, 6th and 11th circuit Courts of Appeal.

In addition to his litigation practice, Kurt advises clients on employment law issues, with particular skill as to religious and disability discrimination and accommodation issues, and legal challenges to diversity initiatives and programs.

Recognition

Named, The Best Lawyers in America®

2019-2024

Named, Lawyer of the Year

Atlanta

The Best Lawyers in America©

2020

Awarded, AV® Peer Review Rating

Martindale-Hubbell

Speaking Engagements

Navigating Litigation Trends

2024 Littler Inclusion, Equity and Diversity Summit

February 28, 2024

Education

  • J.D., Wake Forest University, 1985summa cum laude
  • B.A., Cornell College, 1982summa cum laude

Bar Admission

Georgia

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit