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Peter is a member of the Firm’s Labor and Employment practice group, where he represents management interests in virtually all aspects of the employment relationship. Peter counsels employers with respect to the hiring process, discipline and separation of employees and, when necessary, provides legal representation in connection with litigated disputes. He is experienced in counseling employers in matters related to, among other things, noncompetition agreements, the Family Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII, and state and federal wage/hour laws.

Peter represents employers in a wide variety of matters before state and federal courts, administrative agencies, and in arbitration. He has been named a Super Lawyers® “Rising Star” in the Employment & Labor category for his employer-defense work from 2012-2017.

He is admitted to practice in the State of Indiana, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, the Northern and Southern Districts of Illinois, the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, and the Eastern District of Wisconsin.

Peter also has represented clients in numerous other jurisdictions including: Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Texas.

Career Highlights

Awards

  • Order of the Barristers
  • Mitzi H. Martin Moot Court Award for Top oral advocate for the opening rounds of the Intramural Moot Court Competition
  • Moot Court Board Associate Justice, 2009-2010
  • Recognized as one of the "Kentucky Rising Stars" in the Kentucky Super Lawyers® list, 2012-2017

Community Involvement

Professional Leadership

  • Indiana Law Review Volume 24, Executive Articles Editor

Civic and Charitable Involvement

  • Edelweiss Center Board of Directors, Secretary and Chairman of the Audit Committee, 2010-2012

Services

• Loyola University Chicago, B.A., Communication, 2006
• Robert H. McKinney School of Law: Indiana University, magna cum laude, J.D., 2010

  • Indiana, 2010
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
    U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
    U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
    U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
    U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
    U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
    U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
    U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
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