Managing Partner, Bartlit Beck LLP


Jason Peltz joined Bartlit Beck in 1996 and has served as the firm's managing partner since 2018. Jason has a  national litigation practice and extensive experience in a wide variety of complex commercial litigation, including matters involving breach of contract, patent infrigement, product liability, breach of fiduciary duty, and deceptive and unfair trade partices.

Prior to joining the firm, Jason graduated from the University of Michigan with high distinction, earned his law degree from the University of Chicago Law School with honors, and clerked for the Honorable Gerald E. Rosen on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

As part of LCLD's Leaders at the Front initiative, Jason created a Leader's Pledge detailing his personal and organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Read Jason's pledge here

Bartlit Beck is committed to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion within the legal profession. The firm places a high priority on hiring, promoting, and retaining diverse lawyers and staff. Over the last decade, about half of the firm's new associates are diverse. Likewise, over the last decade, about half of new partners are diverse.

Joined LCLD 2014 

Highlights of LCLD Participation 

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated: 
2022: Nico Martinez; 2021: Katherine Hacker; 2020: Asha Spencer; 2019: Abby Mollen; 2018: Cindy Sobel; 2017: Sundeep (Rob) Addy

Pathfinder Program 
Pathfinders selected: 
2022: Katherine Rhoades; 2021: Stacia Maione; 2020: Ignacio Sofo; 2019: Nicolas Martinez; 2018: Wesley Morrissette

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016

Annual Meeting (2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016) 
Leadership Summit (2021)


Member: Jason Peltz

Diversity Professional: Meagan Newman

Communications: Meagan Newman, Sara Anstoetter