A member of the No-Fault Department, Peter has successfully resolved numerous SUM/UM arbitrations and No-Fault bench trials and arbitrations. His work also includes examinations under oath (EUO), fee schedule audit reviews, and personal injury defense litigation. He has extensive experience working with insurance companies and enjoys the challenge of preparing for each case. Over the course of his career, he has represented State Farm Insurance Company, AutoOne Insurance, GEICO, American Transit Insurance Company, Hereford Insurance Company and Driver’s Insurance Company. He also spent 5 years with a plaintiff’s law firm giving him a unique perspective on his opponents now that he is on the defense side.
Prior to working in private practice, Peter had a long career serving the public. He spent several years in law enforcement including roles as Commanding Officer, Office of Legal Services for the New York City Transit Police Department and Lieutenant in the New York City Police Department. He is also a retired Captain in the US Navy Reserve, having served in several Intelligence positions.
Peter is active with numerous charitable and civic organizations including the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and those supporting disabled veterans/wounded warriors. He is also an usher in his church. Flying is one of his hobbies and he holds a single engine land pilots license. He also enjoys travel, photography, autoracing and mechanics. He is married with two daughters.
Touro Law School, JD 1986
New York Institute of Technology, BS 1981
US District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
US District Court, New Jersey
US Supreme Court
US Court of Appeals
US Court of Claims
US Military Court of Appeals
New York State Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association
Professional or Industry recognition
New York City Police Department, Distinguished Duty Medal and Meritorious Police Duty Medal
US Navy and US Navy Reserves, Information Dominance Warfare Pin, Defense Superior Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf cluster, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation with Bronze Star, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal with Bronze Star
Police/Military: Member, The Shields of Long Island, Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 317, NYPD US Navy Association, US Naval Institute, Naval Intelligence Professionals, Association of the United States Navy
Alumni: New York Institute of Technology Alumni Association, Touro Law School Alumni Association
Other: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Walk for the Cure, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Mandalay Homeowners Association