Practice Area: Commercial Litigation

Peter C. Blomquist


Peter C. Blomquist is a civil litigator. In addition to commercial disputes of all kinds, Peter routinely handles the defense of large, catastrophic losses on behalf of transportation and logistics companies. Peter understands the importance of conducting rapid response pre-litigation activities in these matters, frequently traveling to the scene of accidents and directing investigations from the moment the loss occurs through trial. Peter is the primary Texas counsel for a Fortune Global 100 logistics company and he has tried multiple cases to verdict throughout the State of Texas. He also handles a large number of labor and employment cases from inception (filing of EEOC complaint) through litigation. Peter’s practice includes matters involving directors’ and officers’ liability defense and related fiduciary litigation.

Prior to joining Hartline Barger LLP, Peter was a partner at another highly respected Texas firm where he opened and managed their Houston office for 11 years and directed the firm’s Emergency/Rapid Response Team.

Mr. Blomquist is the Expert Witness Chair and Online Community Co-Vice Chair for the Defense Research Institute’s Trucking Law Committee as well as a member of the Trucking Industry Defense Association, Transportation Lawyers of America, Texas Motor Transportation Association, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, Texas Association of Defense Counsel, among others. He is a frequent speaker at client events and seminars and recently lectured on strategic considerations when handling retaliation claims.