Peter H. Christensen Shareholder

Construction Law
Insurance Defense, Insurance Coverage, and Bad Faith Litigation

Peter has been working on construction, insurance defense, insurance coverage, and transportation cases for 25 years. He has had over 40 jury trials in both state and federal court. He successfully defended a national glass manufacturer in Sterling Village v. Prom Utah et. al, the largest jury trial in Utah history.

Peter defends clients in transportation cases involving first and third party defense, coverage opinions, and appeals. He has successfully defended insurance companies and their insureds in hundreds of cases either through settlement, mediation, arbitration, or jury trials. Peter has represented general contractors, subcontractors, and materials manufacturers in construction and manufacturing defect claims.

Professional Associations & Memberships

Federal Bar Association

Salt Lake County Bar Association

Multnomah County Bar Association

Board Member, Utah Defense Lawyers Association, 2008 – Current

President, Utah Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, 2002

President, Utah Defense Attorney Association, 2014

Defense Research Institute (DRI) Representative For Utah, 2016-Present

Board Member, Strong & Hanni Law Firm

Professional Recognitions

“AV” Rated with Martindale-Hubbell, The Highest rating awarded to an attorney for professional competence and ethics

Recognized in Utah Business Magazine’s “Utah Legal Elite”



Peter H. Christensen