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Peter's practice encompasses the representation of privately held businesses and high net-worth individuals in corporate and commercial matters including the formation, governance, purchase and sale of business entities, real estate and estate planning. Peter handles real estate acquisitions, leasing and finance, estate planning and administration, and investments by international companies in the United States and abroad. He has formed and advised numerous companies in the information technology field, including operation and regulation of websites.

Community & Professional Activities

  • Mayor, Village of Ardsley (December 2011 to present )
  • Deputy Mayor, Village of Ardsley (2006-2011)
  • Trustee, Village of Ardsley (2005-2011)
  • Village of Ardsley Zoning Board of Appeals (1999- 2005)
  • Village of Ardsley Board of Architectural Review (1996-1999)
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • New York State Bar Association - Member, Committee on Estate Litigation, Trusts and Estates Section (1994-2014)

Experience

Experience

  • New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department, Hon. Louis M. Greenblott, Law Clerk (1977- 78)
  • New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department, Law Research Assistant (1976- 77)

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Speaking Engagements

  • Current Employment Issues 
    CLL Restaurant, Food & Hospitality Seminar
  • How You Can Save Money with a European Website and Distribution Center
    Speaker/Presenter: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman Fashion Seminar, 2008

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Cases

Cases

  • Establishment of investment fund in Internet companies; representation of investors in Internet companies; representation of mid-market company in sale of assets; representation of start-up companies in e-commerce; purchase and sale of golf courses; leasing of commercial retail properties; residential real estate; estate planning for foreign nationals.

Education

New York University School of Law (JD 1976, with honors; Order of the Coif; Journal of International Law & Politics)

University of Rochester (BA 1973, with honors)

Admissions

  • New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States Tax Court
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