Overview

Peter Mee practices transactional labor and employment law by assisting clients on national and international corporate transactions, negotiating and drafting complex employment agreements, onboarding executives, conducting reductions-in-force, and managing executive separations. His practice covers all employment-related items arising during the lifecycle of mergers and acquisitions. Peter specifically works on due diligence, employment components of purchase agreements, transition services and contribution agreements, and other supportive deal documents relating to employee migration and retention.

Peter also counsels clients on a variety of employment law compliance matters including harassment prevention, anti-discrimination, litigation avoidance, restrictive covenant enforcement, and wage and hour matters. He regularly assists clients with matters and investigations arising in the "me-too" era, including avoidance of and response to executive wrongdoing. Peter draws upon his significant background in employment litigation in his transactional and counseling practices. He is a key member of Kirkland’s COVID-19 task force and advises clients on numerous compliance matters in this evolving landscape. He is adept at helping clients navigate complex issues associated with the pandemic, including returning employees to work after government shutdowns, addressing vaccine compliance issues, implementing workforce reductions, ensuring employment law compliance, evaluating safety measures, and minimizing liability risk.

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Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • Massachusetts
  • Rhode Island

Courts

  • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island

Education

  • Northeastern University School of LawJ.D.2009
  • Boston College2004