Rhett Petcher

Rhett Petcher

Department Counsel, U.S. Department of Defense

Contact Info

U.S. Department of Defense
Washington, DC


Mr. Petcher brought his expertise to the CGL Reporter Editorial Board in 2014–2015, where he focused on third-party liability and bad faith cases.

Currently, Mr. Petcher is a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Defense. As a senior associate in Seyfarth Shaw LLP's Commercial Litigation Practice Group, Mr. Petcher regularly provided analysis and counseling on third-party liability and bad faith coverage issues. His experience includes claims made, commercial general liability, Defense Base Act, and bad faith insurance issues.He enjoys a national practice, having assisted clients with coverage advice and/or litigation in state and federal courts throughout the United States.

Mr. Petcher received his bachelor of arts degree from Virginia Tech and his juris doctor degree, cum laude, from George Mason University School of Law.