Peter is a Shareholder and Chair of the Securities and Financial Services Practice at Maynard Cooper.
He represents commercial businesses nationwide in financial litigation. Peter has extensive experience representing brokerage houses in litigation and regulatory matters brought by their customers, employees, competitors, or regulators. He has also represented issuers and underwriters in individual cases and class actions. He has handled cases in more than 30 U.S. states and territories and tried or arbitrated to conclusion more than 100 cases.
His work extends to representing other entities in employment, product liability and/or education-related litigation in both individual cases in state and federal courts as well as representation of companies in alleged state or nationwide class actions.
Year after year, Peter is consistently included in The Best Lawyers in America© in Commercial Litigation, and he is recognized in Super Lawyers in the area of Securities Litigation. Peter was selected by Law360 as a 2016 MVP Securities Lawyer, one of only five securities attorneys selected nationwide for this distinction, and the first Alabama based lawyer to receive this distinction in any practice area.
He earned his J.D from the University of Notre Dame School of Law, and he holds a B.S. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prior to joining Maynard Cooper, Peter clerked for the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeal and the Middle District of Alabama.