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Peter W. Herzog III


P. 314.326.4129 | F. 303.244.1879
"The absolute best at delivering client service."
—BTI Consulting


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 consumer class action defense and complex commercial litigation. Peter is a two-time BTI Consulting Client Service All-Star and is ranked in Band 3 in Chambers USA for Nationwide Consumer Class Action Defense. 

Peter defended Ford in a four-month, $2 billion, certified class action trial in Sacramento, California in 2007, which settled on the day of closing arguments for a no-cash, coupon-based agreement. He also served on the trial team that obtained a complete defense verdict in an $800 million certified class trial in St. Clair County, Illinois 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

Chambers USA
     Product Liability & Mass Torts - Nationwide, 2023-2024
     Consumer Class Action Defense - Nationwide, 2022
BTI Consulting Group
     Client Service All-Star, 2012, 2014
Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers
     Class Actions/Mass Torts, 2005-2012
The Best Lawyers in America
     Commercial Litigation, 2018-2024
     Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants, 2018-2024
Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated
American Bar Association
Missouri Bar Association
Massachusetts Bar Association
Defense Research Institute

Personal Interests

Family, sports

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