pclark@reedsmith.com

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Peter is the Global Head of the Restructuring & Insolvency Group. Peter is ranked one of the "Nation's Top 10 Bankruptcy Lawyers" in the 2013-2017 editions of United States Lawyer Rankings.  He is included in the 2007-2017 editions of The Best Lawyers in America in the specialties of Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights.  In addition, he was selected as one of America's Leading Bankruptcy Lawyers by Chambers USA ("He is one of the top people I have ever encountered in bankruptcy and restructuring - he has an incredible command of the bankruptcy code and he is very practical.").  He holds an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the law publication's highest rating level for skill and integrity.  He is the immediate past Chair of the Loan Workouts Committee of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association.

Awards & Recognition

  • Selected as one of the "Nation's Top 10 Bankruptcy Lawyers" in United States Lawyer Rankings (2013-2017)
  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America in the specialties of Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation - Bankruptcy (2007-2017)
  • Selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers (2014-2017)
  • Recognized in Chambers USA as one of America's leading bankruptcy/restructuring lawyers (2014-2016)

Credentials

  • Washington University School of Law, 1982, J.D.
  • Duke University, 1979, B.A., Public Policy Studies and Economics

  • Editorial Advisory Board, The Journal of Bankruptcy Law
  • Editorial Advisory Board, The Journal of Corporate Renewal
  • Advisory Board, American Bankruptcy Institute and Georgetown University Law Center, Continuing Legal Education
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Commercial Law League of America
  • Committee on Business Bankruptcy of the American Bar Association
  • Committee on Commercial Financial Services of the American Bar Association