Peter Jacobus is a Senior E-Discovery Attorney with Kilpatrick Townsend’s LitSmart® E-Discovery Team. Peter has more than 20 years of experience in litigation and complex discovery matters, focusing on corporate litigation, mergers and acquisitions, compliance and regulatory reviews, and due diligence projects for large financial institutions. As a document review project manager, Peter has managed over 600 e-discovery projects and up to 250 contract attorneys at a time over multiple simultaneous projects. In addition, Peter regularly advises litigation counsel regarding e-discovery strategy, provides guidance regarding trouble shooting and crisis management, and manages quality control of document reviews.
Prior to joining the firm, Peter worked as an e-discovery and document review project manager for e-discovery vendors. After graduating from law school, he was an assistant public defender for five years in the Pitt County Public Defender’s Office in Greenville, North Carolina, where he tried over 200 bench and jury cases. In addition, Peter was previously an instructor for the Continuing Education Department at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where he taught LSAT and GMAT exam preparation classes and general test taking strategies.
While attending law school, Peter was a Staff Member of the North Carolina Journal of International Law & Commercial Regulation.
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law, J.D. (1996) with honors, Dean's List
Duke University, B.A., Political Science (1990) cum laude, with honors
North Carolina (1996)
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