Mediator's Profile

Pete Cobb

Pete Cobb

Business Name: Balch & Bingham LLP

For more than four decades, Pete Cobb has represented industrial and manufacturing clients, public utilities, school boards, businesses, and insurance companies in litigation involving claims of personal injury, wrongful death, product liability, wrongful termination, property damage, and fraud.

Pete has represented many such clients in employment-related matters involving workers’ compensation injuries and retaliatory discharge claims. Defending clients in these types of cases, both in jury trials and in non-jury settings, has been the focus of Pete’s practice.  He has conducted mediations successfully in all of these type cases for over three decades.


  • Cumberland School of Law, J.D., 1980, cum laude; Charter inductee, Curia Honoris
  • Auburn University, B.S., 1976, Public Administration


  • All pertinent state and federal courts in Alabama

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 1980

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
  • Alabama Supreme Court Commission on Dispute Resolution, Chairman and Member
  • Business Council of Alabama, Labor and Employment Committee, Co-chair
  • Montgomery County Bar Association, Grievance Committee
  • Auburn University Mock Trial Team, Executive Committee, advisor

 Awards & Accolades

  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Product Liability (defense), 2013 – present
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Workers’ Compensation (defense), 1996 – present

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