PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
Julie Peak
Liberty Mutual Group Inc.
Gateway Plz 1 5409 Maryland Way #212
Brentwood, TN 37027
Work Phone: (615)986-7700
Fax Phone: (800)293-7597
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Julie Bhattacharya Peak is the Resident Attorney of Tennessee’s Field Legal offices in Brentwood, Tennessee.  Ms. Peak is a 1997 graduate of Rhodes College and 2000 graduate of The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphrey’s School of Law, where she was selected Managing Editor of The University of Memphis Law Review. Following law school, Ms. Peak served as the judicial law clerk to the Honorable William C. Koch at the Tennessee Court of Appeals.  Prior to joining Liberty Mutual, Ms. Peak was an equity partner of Ortale, Kelley, Herbert & Crawford where she practiced in the areas of complex insurance defense and coverage litigation including, but not limited to, construction and premises defect, products liability, medical and professional liability, trucking and automobile litigation, and employment discrimination. Throughout her tenure in private practice and now in an in-house capacity, Ms. Peak excels at strategic litigation to aggressively press matters to resolution, whether through courtroom litigation or boardroom negotiations. Ms. Peak has successfully defended high exposure commercial and personal liability claims from inception through jury trials and appeal throughout the State of Tennessee. 
 
Ms. Peak is an AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated attorney by Martindale-Hubble. Ms. Peak was peer-nominated and selected as a Rising Star in 2010, 2011, and 2012 by SuperLawyers in the field of Insurance Defense and Coverage.  In 2012, Ms. Peak was recognized as Best of Nashville Attorneys by the Editors of the Nashville Scene and was elected a Fellow of the Nashville Bar Foundation in the same year by her peers.  For her leadership, she was selected to be an inaugural member of the Tennessee Leadership Law program in 2004 and has continually served the legal community and the community at large.  She is currently a member of the Nashville and Tennessee Bar Association.  She has served on the Tennessee Bar Association Bench and Bar Committee and currently serves as the Middle Tennessee Chair for the Tennessee Lawyer’s Association for Women.  Ms. Peak is presently the Chair of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Tort and Insurance Practice Group.  She also has presented to the National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators, of which she is a member, and other industry specific forums.  To contribute to her community, Ms. Peak has served on the Board of the Tennessee Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Bengali Association of Greater Nashville and continues to volunteer with these and other local organizations. 
 
Ms. Peak is fluent in Bengali and has advanced proficiency in Hindi.
 

Additional Information

TBA Membership Status: Member : 2014 - 2015
Legal Education: Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
Year Licensed: 2000
Year Licensed in Tennessee: 2000
Section Membership(s): Leadership Law Alumni, Tort and Insurance Law Section, Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity, Leadership Law Class of 2004, TBA Members
Practice Areas/Areas of Interest: Appellate Practice, Labor & Employment Law, Litigation - Commercial, Product Liability Law, Tort & Personal Injury