Peter graduated from the University of California in 1985. He attended law school at American Universitys Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. During law school he clerked with the Office of the U.S. Solicitor General and with the Department of Justice in the Environmental Crimes Section. After graduating magna cum laude, Order of the Coif in 2004, he clerked for the Honorable James W. Benton, Jr. and Chief Judge Johanna Fitzpatrick at the Court of Appeals of Virginia. Peters publications include Environmental Justice Since Hammurabi: From Assigning Risk “Eye For An Eye” To Modern Day Application Of The Responsible Corporate Officer Doctrine, 29 William & Mary Environmental Law & Policy Review 633 (Spring 2005), and A Relative Risk Of 2.0: The Ninth Circuit Revisits Dauberts Epidemiological Standard, 13 Southeastern Environmental Law Journal 1 (Fall 2004). He has also co-authored a third article (with Professor Paul R. Rice) on attorney-client privilege issues under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Noisy Withdrawal”: A Bitter Pill Without Curative Potential, which appeared in the January 2004 edition of the Legal Times. Peter has been practicing in Connecticut since 2006. He is admitted in the Federal Court for the District of Connecticut, the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Connecticut, and has appeared pro hac vice in the Southern District of New York. He currently lives in North Branford.