Profile

Peter has a broad vision of the issues that confront business organizations and has the experience and aptitude to develop creative and constructive solutions.

Working closely with clients, Peter devises and executes optimal and practical solutions to meet clients' targeted goals and critical business objectives. He provides services in connection with a variety of business activities, including:

  • contracts
  • business succession
  • public-private transactions
  • board of directors compliance and 
    internal investigations
  • restructuring
  • joint ventures
  • acquisitions and divestitures
  • start up and business
    founding situations

The right blend of skills and experience are needed to respond to unanticipated issues that may surface in complex business situations.  Peter works with teams of colleagues in diverse practice areas to provide sophisticated and nuanced advice and service to clients and to add value to achieve clients' objectives.

Peter has represented clients across a wide spectrum of industries, including:

  • heavy industry
  • climate control
  • software
  • medical services
  • construction
  • communications and entertainment
  • combustion
  • distribution
  • packaging
  • scientific research
  • specialty foods
  • advanced manufacturing

  • Listed in:
    • The Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Law, 2012-2022 (listed for 10 years)
  • Chambers USA 2021, Corporate/M&A
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Erie County Bar Association

  • Quoted in “Mega mergers bring competition concerns,” Buffalo Law Journal, December 5, 2016
  • "Legal Advice for Keeping it in the Family," Buffalo Law Journal, May 20, 2010

  • sales of closely held businesses to publicly held companies
  • establishment of manufacturing joint ventures to assure source of supply