Peter Lawson is an expert in the creative development of compelling and informative presentations in high stakes litigation cases, working with the nation’s top law firms and Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Lawson brings more than 20 years of experience to FTI Consulting’s Trial & Arbitration Support practice in presentation consulting, design and development. He has consulted on more than 300 cases involving intellectual property, construction, product liability, commercial and complex financial issues in jurisdictions across the United States.
Mr. Lawson specializes in the development of clear, concise presentations for complex intellectual property and financial and construction matters for a wide range of audiences. His expertise in this area has helped numerous clients present their cases in mediation and arbitration settings, as well as in bench and jury trials. His work includes conceptualizing and executing creative communication solutions as part of the development of opening and closing presentations, key expert witness testimony and the management of on-site trial graphics teams across the country.
Notable cases upon which Mr. Lawson has consulted include a successful defense of a drug delivery system from patent claims amounting to $5 billion in damages, a successful $1.2 billion patent infringement case for a pioneering medical device, in which he developed with his client a visual strategy to support their legal arguments and expert testimony. As part of a landmark product liability case for a major pharmaceutical client, he led a team that produced the client’s winning visual strategy. His client list includes Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler; Dechert; Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath; Goodwin Procter; the U.S. Department of Justice; Choate, Hall & Stewart; Weil, Gotshal & Manges; and Latham & Watkins. Mr. Lawson has assisted legal teams supporting Johnson & Johnson, Bayer, Time Warner, Citizens Financial Group, ABB, ExxonMobil and FedEx, among other clients.
Mr. Lawson received his B.A. in Art and Computer Graphics at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Lawson worked with another national trial consulting firm, Animation Technologies.
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Litigation Support & Analytical Services
Litigation Support & Consulting Services