Peter C. Blomquist

Houston Lawyer Peter Blomquist

Telephone 713.759.1990
Facsimile 713.652.2419

1980 Post Oak Boulevard,
Suite 1800
Houston, Texas 77056

Peter C. Blomquist

Peter C. Blomquist is a civil litigator. In addition to commercial disputes of all kinds, Peter routinely handles the defense of large, catastrophic losses on behalf of transportation and logistics companies. Peter understands the importance of conducting rapid response pre-litigation activities in these matters, frequently traveling to the scene of accidents and directing investigations from the moment the loss occurs through trial. Peter is the primary Texas counsel for a Fortune Global 100 logistics company and he has tried multiple cases to verdict throughout the State of Texas. He also handles a large number of labor and employment cases from inception (filing of EEOC complaint) through litigation. Peter's practice includes matters involving directors' and officers' liability defense and related fiduciary litigation.

Prior to joining HDBD, Peter was a partner at another highly respected Texas firm where he opened and managed their Houston office for 11 years and directed the firm's Emergency/Rapid Response Team.

Mr. Blomquist is the Expert Witness Chair and Online Community Co-Vice Chair for the Defense Research Institute's Trucking Law Committee as well as a member of the Trucking Industry Defense Association, Transportation Lawyers of America, Texas Motor Transportation Association, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, Texas Association of Defense Counsel, among others. He is a frequent speaker at client events and seminars and recently lectured on strategic considerations when handling retaliation claims.

Houston Lawyer Peter Blomquist is married with 3 young children. He typically runs one (sometimes 2) marathons a year and is originally from Dallas, Texas, where he grew up.


South Texas College of Law Houston, J.D., 1995

The University of Texas at Austin, B.A. 1991

Bar & Court Admissions


U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Professional Affiliations & Activities

Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA)

Transportation Lawyers of America (TLA)

Texas Motor Transportation Association (TMTA)

Texas Association of Defense Counsel (TADC)

Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)

Defense Research Institute, Transportation Committee (Expert Witness Chair, Trucking

Law Committee, 2013 - 2014; Online Community Co-Vice Chair, 2014)

State Bar of Texas (Litigation and Construction Law Sections)

Houston Bar Association (Litigation and Construction Law Sections, Professionalism Committee, Lawyers Against Waste and Fun Run Committee)

American Bar Association (Tort and Insurance Section)

Honors & Recognitions

Rated AV® Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell® ; Top Rated Lawyer in Transportation (2013)

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® (2015 - 2017)

Selected for the Top Lawyers list by H Texas Magazine (2013)

Publications & Presentations

Distracted Driving: Policy Changes to Make in Light of FMCSA Texting Ban and How to Use the "Distracted Driver Defense" to your Benefit, co-presented at the American Conference Institute's 5th National Forum on Defending and Managing Trucking Litigation, March 24-25, 2015, Chicago, Illinois

Presenter, "Medical Lien Funding and The Impact on The Defense of Personal Injury Claims." Defense Research Institute Annual Meeting, October 2015

Speaker, 2nd Annual OneBeacon Insurance Group Texas Claims Handling C.L.E. Seminar (November, 2014)

Presenter, Winning Strategies for the Retaliation Case. 2013 Labor & Employment Seminar (August, 2013)

Author, Preparing Your Commercial Driver for Deposition. Defense Research Institute, (March, 2013)