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Thomas P. Peterson - Pittsburgh, PA

One PPG PlaceSuite 1500 Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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Updated: 02/23/2022

Pittsburgh Business & Finance Lawyer

Overview

Thomas P. Peterson, managing shareholder of the firm, is a member in the Business and Finance Department and in the Municipal and School Practice Group.

Tom's practice is concentrated in the areas of corporate and business matters, labor and employment and school law. Tom has had primary responsibility for legal matters from companies ranging from sole proprietorships to international corporations with over $2 billion in annual sales...

Thomas P. Peterson, managing shareholder of the firm, is a member in the Business and Finance Department and in the Municipal and School Practice Group.

Tom's practice is concentrated in the areas of corporate and business matters, labor and employment and school law. Tom has had primary responsibility for legal matters from companies ranging from sole proprietorships to international corporations with over $2 billion in annual sales. He has worked extensively in a wide variety of business matters, including mergers and acquisitions, shareholder agreements, financing, general contracts and franchising. Tom's labor and employment practice includes labor negotiations, executive employment agreements and severance agreements, non-competition agreements, arbitrations and unfair labor practices and employee litigation. In addition to businesses involved in a wide variety of industries, Tom's clients also include many non-profit corporations and associations.

Education law is an important element of Mr. Peterson's practice. He serves as Solicitor to Mt. Lebanon School District, and has been involved in all aspects of public education law for over 20 years. Tom has served as labor counsel and special counsel for many area municipalities and school districts. His school and municipal practice includes public sector labor and employment law, student matters, bidding and public contracts, tax assessment and collection, and public sector finance.

About Thomas P. Peterson

Practice Areas

  • Business & Finance
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Franchise
  • Labor & Employment
  • Manufacturing
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Municipal & School

Litigation

  • 25%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Shareholder

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1980

Other Affiliations

  • Allegheny County Bar Association Gender Equality Committee (Member)

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Gannon University, Erie, Pennsylvania
    B.A., Bachelor of Arts

Pro Bono Activities

  • Solicitor to Mt. Lebanon School District
  • Vistage International, Member, 2009 - Present
  • Mt. Lebanon Civil Service Board, Past Member and President

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Thomas P. Peterson

Included on the 2019 Pennsylvania list


Past Lists

  • 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Thomas P. Peterson on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Best Lawyers in America® in the Education Law, 2007 - 2013
  • Pennsylvania’s Super Lawyers®, Business/Corporate Law
  • Martindale Hubbell "AV® Preeminent", Business/Corporate Law

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Address

One PPG PlaceSuite 1500 Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Fax

  • (412) 594-5619

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