Peter has developed a strong foundation in a variety of practice areas during his early legal career, focusing mostly on complex commercial and business litigation for both large and small clients. His areas of practice have included construction law, defending architects and engineers in professional liability actions, and a considerable real estate practice handling mortgage foreclosures, and residential and commercial real estate closings, and advising condominium associations in collections actions, tax-lien foreclosures, and by-law interpretation. He has substantial experience practicing in Massachusetts state court as well as several federal district courts.
After graduating from law school, Peter clerked at the Land Court Department of the Massachusetts Trial Court, and also worked with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection on Brownﬁelds redevelopment projects. He was an editor of Vermont Journal of Environmental Law and a clinician at the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic at Vermont Law School. Peter was also co-president of the BFC, a local organization that encouraged bond-building in South Royalton, Vermont. Additionally, he spent one summer as a prosecutor at the Windham County State’s Attorney’s Office in Brattleboro, Vermont.