Peter W. Billings

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Peter W. Billings


Direct Line : 801.531.8900

Fax : 801.532.3370

215 South State Street Suite 1200
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111


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.

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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


J.D. Harvard Law School, Cum Laude, 1972
Awarded Arnold Fellowship for independent study at Kings College, Cambridge, England
A.B. Brown University, 1967

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