Peter H. Bouman

Peter H. Bouman

Of Counsel


Binghamton, New York

Mr. Bouman joined Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP in 1975.  He is currently Of Counsel with the Firm.  Mr. Bouman has successfully prosecuted numerous lawsuits in the area of personal injury including claims involving wrongful death, products liability and medical malpractice.  He has also been lead counsel in securities fraud, antitust, ERISA, RICO, environmental and constitutional law cases.  Mr. Bouman handles lawsuits in both New York and Pennsylvania, and has been active in oil and gas litigation.  He has been a member of the American Association for Justice since 1976.

Honors & Awards

•Ted Sommer Trial Advocacy Award (2016), awarded by the Broome County Bar Association to an attorney “who throughout his or her career has consistently exhibited the ability, integrity and dedicated advocacy on behalf of his or her clients which represent the highest ideals of the legal profession.”

Representative Experience

• Wilson v. Great American Industries, Inc., 855 F.2d 987 (C.A.2 (N.Y.) 1988)



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