Peter Bora concentrates his practice in complex commercial litigation and insurance coverage matters. His extensive experience representing multinational insurance coverage clients in matters involving professional liability, construction defects, toxic torts, environmental and asbestos related bodily injury claims allows him to provide keen legal insights in all relevant matters.
Prior to joining Foran Glennon, Peter worked at his own independent firm developing an individualized client management approach to provide confident and compassionate advocacy in litigation matters. He has also served as a judicial clerk in the Circuit Court of Cook County’s Chancery Division for the Honorable Thomas J. O’Brien.
Peter is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the American Bar Association. In addition, he regularly serves as a featured speaker at events hosted by both associations.
Peter is a member of the Itasca Lions Club and serves on the board of directors for the Illinois Barbecue Society, Inc.
Honors & Recognitions
Peter is Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rated, indicating the highest ranking in legal ability and ethical standards as determined by peers in the legal community.
More information on awards and rankings can be found here.
Peter earned his J.D., with distinction, from University of Illinois Chicago School of Law (formally John Marshall Law School) in 1989 after receiving his B.S. in Political Science in 1984 from Illinois State University.
While in law school, he served as a member of the Software Law Journal, which is dedicated to addressing topics in information technology and privacy law.
Peter is authorized to practice in Illinois, the Supreme Court of Illinois and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
He has also represented clients pro hac vice in Arizona, California, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, Texas, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
Publications & Presentations
Peter is a frequent speaker at various bar association seminars. His publications include:
- “Writings at Trial,” Illinois Civil Trial Evidence, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2022