Peter Herzog III
Practice Areas
Industries
Representative Clients
  • CNA - National Trial Counsel
  • Ferrellgas, LP
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Michelin North America, Inc. - National Trial & Resolution Counsel
  • Toyota Motor Sales, USA
  • Volvo Cars of North America
  • Yahoo!

Peter Herzog III
 

Peter Herzog is an accomplished trial lawyer with extensive experience defending corporations in complex commercial and consumer class action litigation. In 30 years of practice, Peter has successfully defended more than 100 consumer class actions on behalf of companies like Ford, Mercedes-Benz, Chrysler, Michelin, and Volvo in trial and appellate courts across the country. He defended Ford in a four-month certified class action trial in Sacramento, CA in 2007, and was part of the trial team that obtained a complete defense verdict in an $800 million certified class trial in St. Clair County, IL in 2004.

In 2012 and 2014, Peter earned the BTI Client Service All-Star recognition for delivering superior service to large corporate clients. Super Lawyers has ranked Peter in class actions, mass torts, and appellate practices and he maintains an AV rating from his peers, the highest designation possible through Martindale-Hubbell.

Prior to joining WTO in January 2015, Peter was a partner at the St. Louis office of Bryan Cave LLP.

Other Experience

Bryan Cave LLP

Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors
BTI Consulting Group
     Client Service All-Star, 2012, 2014
Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers
     Class Actions/Mass Torts, 2005-2012
The Best Lawyers in America
     Denver, Commercial Litigation, 2018
     Denver, Mass Tort/Class Actions Litigation, 2018
Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated
American Bar Association
Missouri Bar Association
Massachusetts Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Personal Interests

Family, sports


Peter Herzog has defended two certified class actions at trial and has won dismissal or defeated certification more than 100 times. His practice is focused on defending corporations from consumer class actions and complex commercial litigation.

Representative Cases
Representative Clients
  • CNA - National Trial Counsel
  • Ferrellgas, LP
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Michelin North America, Inc. - National Trial & Resolution Counsel
  • Toyota Motor Sales, USA
  • Volvo Cars of North America
  • Yahoo!
Bar and Court Admissions
  • Not admitted in Colorado
  • Massachusetts
  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Other Experience

Bryan Cave LLP

Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors
BTI Consulting Group
     Client Service All-Star, 2012, 2014
Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers
     Class Actions/Mass Torts, 2005-2012
The Best Lawyers in America
     Denver, Commercial Litigation, 2018
     Denver, Mass Tort/Class Actions Litigation, 2018
Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated
American Bar Association
Missouri Bar Association
Massachusetts Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Personal Interests

Family, sports


Education
  • Washington University School of Law, J.D., 1985
  • Washington University at St. Louis, B.A., 1982
Bar and Court Admissions
  • Not admitted in Colorado
  • Massachusetts
  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit