Peter has over thirty years of broad litigation experience, including significant experience handling real estate disputes. Peter has taken the lead on a diverse range of cases in the areas of commercial leasing, residential transactions involving the return of down payments, fraud and misrepresentation, partition actions, easement claims, title disputes, licenses for development or repair access, and representing cooperatives and condominiums. Peter’s clients include developers and sponsors, landlords, commercial tenants, individual homeowners, and condominium and cooperative corporation boards.
Peter also represents mid-sized and start-up businesses in connection with their commercial and employment disputes. He has extensive experience litigating commercial disputes involving claims for breach of contract, promissory notes, and other business matters. Peter also handles claims under federal, state and local employment laws, including claims of discrimination and retaliation, and wage and hour claims. Peter also litigates and advises clients regarding employment agreements, noncompetition, non-solicitation and confidentiality agreements, severance agreements, and claims concerning unpaid bonuses and commissions. He handles claims in state and federal courts, defends charges before administrative agencies and commissions, and engages in alternative dispute resolution such as arbitration and mediation.
Peter is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, where he served as the Chair of the Committee on State Courts of Superior Jurisdiction, and has served on the City Bar’s Labor and Employment Committee, and Cooperative and Condominium Law Committee.