Jeff Mitchell has thirty years of experience providing consulting services to clients in a variety of industries on complex insurance and reinsurance claims; healthcare claims; environmental, asbestos, and other toxic tort matters; and commercial and contract litigation.

Mr. Mitchell has prepared and analyzed first-party insurance claims for property damage, extra expense, and loss of business income relating to hurricanes and other storm damage, industrial accidents, environmental contamination, product recalls, and other loss events. He has prepared liability insurance claims and analyzed liability insurance recovery for environmental, asbestos, and other health hazard liabilities, and for design and construction defects. He has evaluated inward and outward facultative and treaty reinsurance transactions and has analyzed reinsurance claims. He has analyzed healthcare claims in disputes between health insurers and healthcare providers. He has analyzed costs, damages, and claim trends in environmental and asbestos litigation. He has evaluated damages and other issues in commercial and contract disputes.

Mr. Mitchell has provided settlement advisory services and expert witness testimony in connection with these various types of claims and associated litigation.

Employment History

Managing director
2002 – 2009

Peterson Consulting/Navigant Consulting
Partner/vice president/director
1990 – 2002

Peterson Consulting
Junior and senior staff positions
1985 – 1990

Areas of Expertise


University of Illinois


Who’s Who Legal: Global Leader, Insurance & Reinsurance Expert Witnesses 2020

“Jeff Mitchell is singled out as an esteemed name in the USA with a highly recommended practice. He has considerable experience in the preparation and analysis of insurance claims for property damage and loss of income.”