Overview


Peter B. Allport focuses his practice on representing clients in class actions, fiduciary litigation and other complex commercial litigation.

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Results


  • Defeated motion for class certification, obtained disqualification of plaintiffs’ retained expert witness and obtained summary judgment for James Hardie Building Products Inc. on claims brought by thirteen plaintiffs in case where plaintiffs alleged that fiber-cement home-siding product possessed an alleged defect that led to premature deterioration of the siding
  • Represents a manufacturer of asphalt roofing shingles in a multidistrict litigation proceeding where plaintiffs have asserted claims for breach of warranty and consumer fraud under the laws of seven states
  • Represents a manufacturer of asphalt roofing shingles in a case filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania where plaintiffs have asserted claims for breach of warranty and consumer fraud

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Credentials


Education
Northwestern University School of Law, JD, 2008
Tulane University, MA, 2004
Tulane University, BA, 2003

Admissions
Illinois

Courts / Agencies
US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
US District Court for the Central District of Illinois