Jeffrey A. Peterson
Principal, Commercial Financial Services Co-Chair
Jeff Peterson focuses his practice on commercial transactions, creditor’s rights, bankruptcy, cooperatives, and agricultural and food law. He is a frequent speaker on agriculture and finance topics and is a former chair of the American Bar Association Agricultural and Agribusiness Financing Subcommittee. Jeff is co-managing attorney of the St. Cloud office and co-chair of the firm’s Commercial Financial Services Practice Group.
Jeff previously practiced law in the Kansas City area. He has a background in agribusiness, working for Country Hedging, Inc. (the commodity trading subsidiary of CHS) as a commodity branch manager and market analyst in Kansas City, advising clients on commodity hedging strategies and trading agricultural futures and options for grain and livestock producers and grain cooperatives in South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Colorado.