Peter has broad experience defending banks and other financial services providers, especially lenders in consumer litigation relating to mortgage loans. Peter’s defense of financial services providers includes complex commercial litigation, consumer class actions and multidistrict litigation. Peter also advises financial services clients on consumer financial compliance issues.
Peter has experience as an appellate practitioner, representing clients on appeal in both federal and Georgia appellate courts. Combining his appellate experience with a commitment to pro bono work, the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently appointed Peter to represent indigent criminal defendants on appeal.
Peter also has experience in consumer arbitration issues. He has successfully enforced arbitration agreements in both state and federal courts. In addition, Peter has assisted his financial services clients with drafting consumer arbitration agreements and advises his clients on developments in arbitration law.
A former transactional attorney specializing in commercial real estate, Peter has handled a wide range of real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions and office and retail leasing. He applies his background in real estate transactions to real estate litigation matters.