Peter Meggers

Peter R. Meggers


Peter R. Meggers


  • Overview


    Peter Meggers focuses his practice on insurance coverage litigation, as well as other complex commercial litigation and appellate matters. He is part of the firm’s Litigation Section and a member of the firm’s Insurance + Reinsurance Group. 

    Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation

    Peter represents and advises insurance companies in first-party property insurance coverage actions, including property damage and bad faith claims. He is also experienced at representing clients facing unfair settlement practices claims. Peter's background gives him great familiarity with the state, federal, and appellate courts. He has represented clients throughout all stages of litigation, including trial and appeal.  

    Commercial Litigation

    Peter has represented numerous businesses in a wide variety of commercial litigation matters. He has tried a wide variety of cases, including defending high risk lender liability matters involving claims such as alleged violations of the Fair Debt Collection and Telephone Consumer Protection Acts. He also has handled successfully drafting and arguing appeals in commercial litigation and lender liability matters. Peter also played a large role in obtaining a favorable multi-million dollar settlement in a products liability action against an international machine manufacturing company. He also has routinely represented financial institutions and companies in truth in lending, breach of contract, unfair trade practices and negligence actions.  
    Prior to joining Robinson+Cole, Peter was a litigator at a large Connecticut firm. He is a member of the Manchester Board of Education, and volunteers his time to organizations such as Read to a Child. 

  • Experience
    • Honors + Awards

      Honors + Awards

      Selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in the areas of Appellate Practice,  Commercial Litigation and Insurance Law.

    • Community Involvement

      Community Involvement

      Town of Manchester
      Board of Education

      Read to a Child
      Volunteer, Greater Hartford
    • Presentations


      "Crumbling Concrete Foundations: The Past, Present and Future Following the Supreme Court’s Decisions in Jemiola, Vera and Karas," co-presented with Jessica A.R. Hamilton, at the Connecticut Bar Association Insurance Law Section meeting. (1/14/2020)
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    • News

      R+C News Releases

      • August 19, 2021

        65 Robinson+Cole Lawyers Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022

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