Peter H. Christensen



P: 801.532.7080

F: 801.596.1508

Peter has more than 30 years’ experience in the areas of insurance defense, insurance coverage, bad faith, trucking, cargo, construction defect, product defect, fires, and contract litigation. Peter’s clients are insurance carriers and their insureds, transportation companies, product manufacturers and a variety of corporate entities. Peter has successfully resolved hundreds of cases through either settlement, mediation, arbitration, or jury trials. Peter has defended clients in 48 first chair jury trials.

In his spare time, Peter likes to run, mountain bike and fly fish. His favorite pastime is trying to get his wife and four kids to laugh at his jokes, which occasionally works.


Professional Associations & Memberships

President, Utah Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, 2002
Board Member, Utah Defense Lawyers Association, 2008 – Current
President, Utah Defense Attorney Association, 2014
Defense Research Institute (DRI) Representative for Utah, 2016
Board Member, Strong & Hanni Law Firm


Professional Recognitions

“AV Preeminent” 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”

Salt Lake Office



  • Insurance Defense

  • Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation

  • Products Liability

  • Transportation

  • Construction Law

  • Commercial Litigation