Disciplined in Sophisticated Defense and Insurance Litigation

Peter W. Vogt is a Partner at Butler, having joined the firm in 2007. Peter focuses his practice on insurance Subrogation and Recovery. His specialized practice areas include explosions, fire spread litigation, manufacturer liability, and products liability.

Peter graduated from Dickinson College in 1983 and the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University of America in 1989. In 1989, Peter joined the firm of Cozen O’Connor where he practiced for twelve years, focusing on insurance subrogation. In 2001, he joined the firm of Butrus Khoshbin Wilson & Vogt, LLP, where he opened the firm’s Charlotte office. Throughout his career, Peter has investigated and litigated hundreds of matters involving fires, crane collapses, water damage, boiler and machinery claims, cargo losses, and construction defects for numerous insurance carriers across the United States. Most recently, Peter and Zach Jett won a 7.3 million dollar verdict in a case venued in York County, South Carolina.

Admissions

  • North Carolina

Education

  • Dickinson College
    Bachelor of Arts Political Science and Economics
  • Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
    Doctor of Jurisprudence

Memberships

  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association
  • National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP)
  • Property Loss Research Bureau (PLRB)

Courts

  • North Carolina Courts (State and Federal)
  • United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
February 01, 2010 PUBLICATIONState Specific: North Carolina

This article was originally published in NASP's Subrogator publication, Winter 2010. © 2010.  Reprinted by permission.

Contact the authors for a full version of the article.

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Spotlights

May 01, 2012 SPOTLIGHTPeter Vogt | Addis Abba, Ethiopia

The project involved working at a relatively new school located on the outskirts of Addis Abba. The school did not have a library, proper sanitary facilities, or any playing fields. There were 17 people on our team, and we worked with an Ethiopian crew. The school has approximately 1200 students, and thee children were on site at lunch/recess. This was a very big project and we had limited tools. For instance, we hand mixed cement for the foundations, and we completed an outdoor basketball court and volleyball court...

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Community

June 14, 2018 COMMUNITYCTRL Your Future

For the third year in a row, Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig has spread some end of the school year cheer to seniors in eight different locations. Butler’s annual CTRL Your Future essay contest was created by the Firm’s Community Service Committee to recognize deserving high school seniors who have exhibited commitment to their academics. The winners in each city received a brand-new laptop with a full Microsoft Office Suite installed to assist them in their studies in the fall.

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May 16, 2016 COMMUNITYCharlotte Recipient of Butler "Step-Up" Award Selected

West Charlotte High School senior receives Step-Up Award.

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Events

April 09, 2013 EVENTProperty Subrogation Strategies ExecuSummit

Handling Property Subrogation Claims: Ethically Speaking

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October 21, 2010 EVENTSubrogation and Product Failures

Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

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Key Points
Practice Area CASE TYPE
  • Construction Defect - Structure Failures
  • Construction Defect Litigation
  • Coverage - First Party Automobile
  • Explosions
  • Fire Spread Litigation
  • Manufacturer Liability
  • Negligent Supervision
  • Products Liability - Automobile
  • Products Liability - Consumer Products (All Types)
  • Subrogation