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Peter Hillegas is an associate in McKool Smith's Austin office. He focuses on intellectual property litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Peter worked for several years in the finance industry. He went on to serve as an intern to the Honorable Ronald M. Whyte in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

While attending law school, Peter served as the Technology Editor for the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and as the director of the Animal Law Project. 


J.D., cum laude, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2016

B.S., General Engineering, Harvey Mudd College, 2007

Court Admissions

  • State of Texas
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