Peter Jacobsen

Peter Jacobsen

Advisory Board, Senior Fellow, CFE Whistleblowing Initiative

Founding Partner
Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP

Peter M. Jacobsen is a founding partner of Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP with over 35 years of experience in practice as a litigator and provider of legal advice in diverse sectors, notably in media.

Practice Areas: Peter's practice is mainly in the areas of defamation law, administrative law, media law and constitutional law. He is a seasoned litigator and has significant experience in trials, appeals and judicial reviews at all levels of court and before numerous administrative tribunals.

Peter is rated as one of the best lawyers in Canada in the specialty of Defamation and Media Law in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada.

Education: Completed Harvard mediation course (1996); Graduate Studies – Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University (1972-1973); McGill University (B.A. Honours, 1972) (LL.B., 1976).