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Posted by: Christy Gibson on Apr 9, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 a valued member of her legal community, receiving an AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubble continuously since 2010. 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 where she served on the Bench and Bar Committee and serves as the Membership Coordinator for the Tennessee Lawyer’s Association for Women.  After joining Liberty Mutual, Ms. Peak founded and now chairs the Staff Counsel Subcommittee within the Tort and Insurance Practice Group, of which she is Vice Chair, of the Tennessee Bar Association.  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.

 

PracticeAreas

Tort and Insurance Practices

Trucking and Automobile Liability

Construction and Premises Defect

Professional Liability

Employment Discrimination

 

Education

Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law

The University of Memphis

Memphis, Tennessee

 

Juris Doctorate 2000

Rhodes College, 1997

Memphis, Tennessee

B.A. in International Studies

 

BarAdmissions

Tennessee Supreme Court, 2000

U.S. District Courts for the Western, Middle, and

Eastern Districts of Tennessee, 2000

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2004

 

Julie Bhattacharya Peak

Resident Attorney

LawOfficesofJulie Bhattacharya Peak

Address: 5409 Maryland Way, Suite 212

Brentwood, Tennessee 37027

Direct Dial Phone: (615) 986-7701

Fax:  (800) 293-7597

 

Email: Julie.Peak@LibertyMutual.com

 

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