Peter Halpin concentrates his practice on complex commercial and securities litigation in state and federal court, including matters involving complex contractual disputes, shareholder derivative actions and merger litigation. Peter has assisted corporations and individuals in the healthcare, financial, and telecommunications industries in responding to inquiries from the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Federal Trade Commission.
Peter has also conducted internal investigations regarding potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other compliance issues in markets around the globe, including China, Russia, Ireland, Italy, Belgium, Turkey, Romania and Poland. He has assisted clients in proactive reviews of their compliance programs and conducted pre-acquisition compliance due diligence. In connection with these and other investigations, Peter has managed large teams of attorneys working across a wide variety of e-discovery platforms.
Peter is actively involved in pro bono work and has represented clients in matters involving civil rights, public housing, social security disability benefits and political asylum.
Peter received his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado and his J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law, cum laude, where he served as Notes Editor for the Legislative Bureau Journal. Peter is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey, and before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Cadwalader Attorneys Honored by the New York State Bar Association as Empire State Counsel
Feb 24, 2009