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Jeffrey Francis Peil

Litigation Attorney at Evans, GA

4.0   8 reviews
  • State Years
    South Carolina - SC 8 years
    Georgia - GA 9 years
  • Licensed for 8 years
    State SC
    Acquired 2015
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 9 years
    State GA
    Acquired 2014
    Active Member in Good Standing No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Jeffrey

Learn Jeffrey’s areas of practice.

Since Jeffrey joined Huggins Peil in 2014 he has helped his clients recover millions of dollars in a wide array of cases. He has also helped corporate clients defend against frivolous claims in courts across the United States. As representative examples, he has:

  • Recovered $1.5 million for the citizens of Grovetown, Georgia in a class action lawsuit demonstrating that the citizens were illegally overbilled for water and utility services for years.

  • Recovered an additional $150,000 in a Georgia Whistleblower Act lawsuit on behalf of the Billing Clerk who was terminated after reporting the illegal billing scheme in Grovetown.

  • Helped several automobile accident victims obtain six figure settlements for their injuries.

  • Successfully obtained dismissals of two class action lawsuits filed against a prominent local Georgia business in Federal courts in California.

  • Recovered a substantial settlement for the family of a victim of a murder-suicide whose insurance company stubbornly refused to pay life insurance proceeds based upon a mistaken understanding of the Georgia Slayer Statute.

  • Tried over one hundred bench and jury trials in courts throughout Georgia.

Jeff lives in Augusta, Georgia with his wife Hilary, and is always up for doing something outdoors with anyone.

Areas of Practice

  • Serious Personal Injuries

  • Class Action Lawsuits for Product Defects

  • Trademark Protection

  • Appellate Advocacy

  • Civil Rights and Whistleblower Claims

  • Contested Probate Matters

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia Trial and Appellate Courts
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Georgia
  • South Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina
  • 4th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation


  • University of Richmond, B.A. 2006
  • Mitchell Hamline School of Law, J.D. 2014

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Huggins Peil, LLC
7013 Evans Town Center Blvd Ste 502
Evans, GA, 30809-4214

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Posted by Joseph | January 8, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Business Owner
I have used both Charles and Jeff for several years for both real estate closings and business litigation. Very rarely will you find legal counsel that will represent you with such passion and commitment to their clients. Their expertise and integrity is impeccable and I would highly recommend them.
Posted by Camryn | August 12, 2019
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Highly Recommended Attorney. Knowledgeable, Reliable.
I have used Mr. Peil for a couple of legal issues regarding stupid mistakes i've made in the past, and he has not let me down once. Very knowledgeable, very punctual, and always there when I need him. I highly recommend using Mr. Peil's services, and I will absolutely be coming back to him, should I need any legal help or advice in the future.
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Posted by anonymous | April 30, 2015
NFA Trust work
I contacted Mr. Peil about setting up a NFA firearms trust. He was very responsive, knowledgeable and had a very fast turn around time. I just received my first approval from the BATFE and had no trouble using the trust documents he created for me. I would highly recommend anyone interested in establishing such a trust to contact Mr. Peil.
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Posted by anonymous | February 25, 2015
Very Knowledgeable, Energetic, Very Approachable, Proactive
Mr. Peil is very knowledgeable about the law, and really goes above and beyond by being creative and energetic, working to get the best result possible. He responds quickly to emails and returns calls quickly as well. I would highly recommend him.
Posted by Steven | February 25, 2015
In regards to forming a NFA trust, there is no other name that I would trust besides Mr. Peil. He provides an excellent service at a rate that enables anyone to gain the protection of a trust without being financially burdened. He is both knowledgeable and personable making the experience pleasant. I was able to have my trust in hand within 24 hrs of my returning required information. Mr. Peil avails himself to questions before, during and after the process, and promptly returns emails and missed calls. While there are services online offering template trusts at a cheaper rate, the small additional cost of having a competent attorney complete a personalized service is well worth the peace of mind it provides. I am very pleased with my experience from my first contact to the email I exchanged just yesterday regarding a concern that arose. Bottom line I not only would recommend Mr. Peil to a friend, but I wold insist on it! 5 Stars A + or AAA however you measure service Mr. Peil is on top.
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Posted by Sean | February 24, 2015
Fantastic source for firearms knowledge
I had Jeff write my NFA Trust. The whole experience was fantastic. He gave me an amazing product that's 10x better than anything these trust mills could churn out, and was incredibly cheap. Money well spent.
Posted by BobbyJames | July 12, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Beginner that is sad to describe
I used him I regret it he charged me for showing up to court and we never went he charged me for dismissing a case that I went to and won with out him because he wanted to drag it out for who knows how long it was sad really when I realised I knew more than him scammer alert big time
Posted by Andrew | March 27, 2022
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Class Suit
Class suit against an organization and his communication is non existent and would not recommend to my worst enemy
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Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Huggins Peil, LLC
  • 2017 - Present
  • Associate
  • Charles T. Huggins, Jr., P.C.
  • 2014 - 2017
  • Clerk
  • Foley & Mansfield
  • 2013 - 2013
  • Certified Student Attorney
  • Minneapolis City Attorney's Office Criminal Division
  • 2013 - 2014
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  • Mitchell Hamline School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2014
  • University of Richmond
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • 2006

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Matus v. Premium Nutraceuticals, LLC, No. 16-55910, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 6627 (9th Cir. 2018)
  • Dismissal upheld on appeal.
  • Michele Payne v. City of Grovetown (S.D. Ga. Case No. 1:16-cv-00208-JRH-BKE)
  • $150,000 settlement.
  • Youngblood v. City of Grovetown (Columbia County Superior Court)
  • $1.5 million settlement


  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Law School Public Service Award
  • Minnesota Justice Foundation
  • 2014
  • National Trial Competition Merit Award
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • 2014

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Evans Litigation Lawyer Jeffrey Francis Peil
Jeffrey Francis Peil
Litigation Attorney
Evans, GA
Licensed for 9 years