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January 9, 2012

STEPHEN J. PETERS NAMED FELLOW OF LITIGATION COUNSEL OF AMERICA

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STEPHEN J. PETERS NAMED FELLOW OF LITIGATION
COUNSEL OF AMERICA


    Indianapolis attorney, Stephen J. Peters, of the law firm of Harrison & Moberly, LLP has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.  Peters, an equity partner, serves as the firm’s chair of the Appellate Section and co-chair of the Litigation Services Section.  He is the former chair of the Indianapolis Bar Association Litigation Section, and currently serves as vice-chair of the Indianapolis Bar Association Appellate Practice Section.  An honors graduate of Amherst College, Peters received his Juris Doctor degree from Indiana University Mauer School of Law.  He has represented numerous clients in litigation and appeals in federal and state courts in Indiana and other jurisdictions.  He has represented clients before the Indiana Supreme Court, Indiana Court of Appeals, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Kentucky Supreme Court and the Tennessee Court of Appeals.  Peters regularly represents clients in complex litigation including insurance coverage, employment/civil rights, and commercial disputes.  Since 2009, Peters has been included in the list of Indiana Super Lawyers for appellate, insurance coverage and business litigation.

    The LCA is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers.  Fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation only.  Fellows are selected based upon excellence and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation.  The LCA is aggressively diverse in its composition.  Established as a trial and appellate lawyer honorary society reflecting the American bar in the twenty-first century, the LCA represents the best in law among its membership.  The number of Fellowships has been kept at an exclusive limit by design, allowing qualifications, diversity and inclusion to align effectively, with recognition of excellence in litigation across all segments of the bar.  Fellows are generally at the partner or shareholder level, or independent practitioners with recognized experience and accomplishment.  In addition, the LCA is dedicated to promoting superior advocacy, professionalism and ethical standards among its fellows. 

    Peters is also active in the Indianapolis Bar Foundation, where he serves on the Board of Directors.  He also served two terms as club president of The Hawthorns Golf and Country Club in Fishers, Indiana.  Peters also serves as a contributing editor to the CGL Reporter which is a quarterly publication of IRMI, and he co-wrote a chapter on the “Business Risk Exclusions” for The Reference Handbook on the Comprehensive General Liability Policy, published in 2010 by the ABA Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee. 

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