Peter’s practice focuses on business and real estate transactions, entity formation, contract review, business litigation, and HR/employment counseling.
Before coming to Gibbs Giden Peter was the VP of Legal and HR at Popcornopolis, a national gourmet popcorn and snack company, for four years. In the last several years, he has served as outside general counsel to various businesses. Previously, Peter was a litigator and business attorney with distinguished Los Angeles litigation boutiques. He handled matters including the representation of numerous businesses in litigation and in the resolution of pre-litigation disputes as well as the representation of professionals in liability defense matters, including hospitals, physicians, and brokers.
Peter has also represented aggrieved individuals in civil rights, employment and personal injury matters. As a civil rights litigator, his work included representing the families and victims of police brutality, often with emotional facts and challenging legal considerations. Accomplishments in this field include a published article, “Court’s Shouldn’t Shield Sheriffs” in the Daily Journal, Los Angeles on May 21, 2015.