Peter A. Kolbert is FOJP’s Senior Vice President for Claim & Litigation Services, which supports all defense aspects of clients’ medical malpractice claims. He also works with the Hospitals Insurance Company, Inc., risk management department and its clients on training and education to improve risk prevention.
Peter joined FOJP in 2010 after more than 20 years' defending civil cases, including medical malpractice actions in a variety of specialties. As a partner with Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker, he managed a large volume of medical malpractice litigation from pretrial to trial, while training and supervising associates in the firm’s medical malpractice group.
In concert with his practice, Peter has lectured and published articles on topics ranging from medical malpractice litigation to informed consent, and from best charting practices to principles of risk management.
Peter has a BA from the University of Massachusetts and a JD from Brooklyn Law School.