Peter B. Van Deventer, Jr.


  • location icon Newark, NJ
    One Riverfront Plaza
    Suite 800
    Newark, NJ 07102

Peter Van Deventer is a partner in the Newark office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Aviation and Products Liability Practices. He has substantial experience with the representation of domestic owners and operators of private aircraft, companies that maintain and repair such aircraft, as well as commercial airlines. These accidents and investigations have involved Cessna, Gulfstream, Beechcraft, Piper, Mooney, and Bombardier fixed-wing aircraft, as well as Sikorsky and Schweizer rotorcraft.

Mr. Van Deventer’s litigation experience has included substantial involvement in product liability, property and casualty, toxic tort, professional liability and trucking and automobile litigation. He has represented self-insureds, publicly and privately held corporations and insurance companies. He has also represented the interests of insurance carriers in both insurance coverage and subrogation litigation.

Mr. Van Deventer has been appointed as a Civil Arbitrator in six different venues.

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Awards & Honors

Listed in Law & Politics and New Jersey Monthly magazines' Super Lawyer Section, 2005 and 2006


Seton Hall University School of Law

Juris Doctor, 1979

University of Notre Dame

Bachelor of Arts, Economics, 1975

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