Overview

Peter is one of the leading members of Kirkland's corporate practice and a member of the Firm’s Global Management Committee. Focusing on mergers and acquisitions, Peter regularly represents private equity firms and public companies in their most complex transactions. Peter’s experience spans the entire range of M&A activity, including many significant leveraged buyouts, minority investments, strategic mergers, joint ventures and cross-border transactions. He also counsels public company clients on governance, securities and other corporate matters.

Peter has been recognized as a leading transactional attorney by major legal publications. Law360 named Peter an “MVP in Private Equity” in 2017. Peter has also been recognized for his work in The Legal 500 U.S. and by Chambers in the field of private equity. In 2012, he was named by the M&A Advisor as a winner of its annual “40 Under 40 M&A Advisor Recognition Awards.” Peter is the co-author of the often cited article, “The Four Ring Circus – A Further Updated View of the Mating Dance among Announced Merger Partners and an Unsolicited Second or Third Bidder.”

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Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2002New York

Education

  • New York University School of LawJ.D.2000
  • Cornell UniversityB.S.1997