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Peter Kontio

One Atlantic Center, Suite 4900, 1201 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30309-3424
Firm: Alston & Bird LLP  |  Website

Peter Kontio

One Atlantic Center, Suite 4900, 1201 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30309-3424
Firm: Alston & Bird LLP
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Firm

Alston & Bird LLP


Years In Practice


Phone Number (404) 881-7000
Peter Kontio is co-chair of the firm’s Litigation Group—comprised of 330 lawyers—and is one of the few partners to have been elected to two four-year terms on the firm’s Partners’ Committee.  Peter specializes in antitrust and other business litigation, as well as arbitrations.  He also defends against government investigations and conducts internal investigations.  Peter has defended antitrust or consumer class actions in various states, including California, Maryland, Minnesota, Ohio, Florida and Washington.  He has also defended antitrust and competition law investigations in the United States, Europe and Japan, and conducted internal investigations in the United States, South America and Europe.

Peter leads or co-leads numerous Alston & Bird client teams, including Autoliv, Dell, Equifax, McDonald’s, Nokia, T-Mobile and the Technical Association of the Pulp & Paper Industry.  A highly regarded litigator, he is repeatedly listed in Best Lawyers in America and Georgia Super Lawyers, and was named a Client Service All-Star by BTI Consulting.

Peter received his A.B in economics, with high honors, from Clark University, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.  He received his J.D. from The University of Chicago Law School, where he served on The University of Chicago Law Review.
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Awards
Lawyer of the Year recognition for Peter Kontio
Recognized with a "Lawyer of the Year" award in Best Lawyers®
Education
University of Chicago, J.D.
Graduated 1973
Clark University, B.A.
Graduated 1970
Contact Details and Office Locations
Office: (404) 881-7000
One Atlantic Center, Suite 4900, 1201 West Peachtree Street
Atlanta, Georgia 30309-3424
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