Peter was named to Best Lawyers 2020 for Corporate and Banking and Finance Law.
Peter leads the firm's representation of financial institutions in commercial lending transactions, including inventory and receivables financing, equipment financing, bank participations, federal and state government lending and guarantee programs, and equity financing.
His extensive lending experience allows the firm to address our clients' complex lending issues as well as routine lending matters. His well-developed system of delivering services enhances our clients' abilities to make loans efficiently.
Peter also has extensive experience in real estate financing and development. He has represented the State of Maryland as well as private sector developers and lenders in connection with the development, purchase, sale and financing of commercial real estate projects with particular focus on shopping centers, warehouse flex space and office buildings.
AV Preeminent™ rating in Martindale-Hubbell®
Recipient, Governor's Service Award for Board Service, 2018
Recipient, Leadership in Law Award, The Daily Record, 2017
Named to The Best Lawyers in America® for Banking and Finance Law and Corporate Law since 2012
Selected to Maryland Super Lawyers® list for Banking, 2022, and Banking and Real Estate 2014-2018
United Way of Central Maryland, Member, Board of Directors, 2008-2010; 2017-present, Executive Committee of the Board of Directors, 2019-present; Governance Committee Board of Directors, Vice Chair, 2017-present; Tocqueville Society, 2015-present
Maryland Food Bank, Chairman, Board of Directors, 2016-2018; Member, Board of Directors 2012-2019
American Red Cross of Central Maryland, Chairman, Board of Directors, 2008-2010; Member, Board of Directors, 2000-2012
National Aquarium in Baltimore, Chairman, Aquarium Advocates, 1997-2000; Member, Aquarium Advocates, 1994-2002; Chairman, Aquarium Advisory Board, 2000-2002; Member, Aquarium Advisory Board, 1997-2002
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, Maryland Chapter, Chairman, Board of Directors, 1998-2000; Member, Board of Directors, 1991-2000
Dartmouth Club of Maryland, Member, Executive Committee, 1990-1997; President, 1991-1994; Awarded College Alumni of the Year, 1994
Dartmouth College Alumni Association, Member, Executive Committee, 1994-1996
McDonogh School, Member, Education Committee, 1999-2009; Member, Buildings and Grounds Committee, 2001-2009; Member, Special Gifts Committee Capital Campaign, Becoming Our Best Campaign
Greater Baltimore Committee Leadership Program, 1996
Member, Combined Health Agencies of Maryland, Board of Directors, 1992-1994
Associated: Federation of Jewish Charities, Leadership Program, 1985-1986
Maryland State Bar Association, Member, Business Law Section; Member, Uniform Commercial Code Committee
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Bar Association of Baltimore City
J.D., Washington & Lee University, 1985
A.B., Dartmouth College, 1982
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit