Peter J. Pettibone

Peter Pettibone

Title: Partner (Retired)
Company: Hogan Lovells US LLP
Location: New York, New York, United States

Peter J. Pettibone, Retired Partner at Hogan Lovells US LLP, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the legal industry.

Mr. Pettibone commenced his career as a lecturer in governmental affairs at Heidelberg University in Germany from 1965 to 1967. Returning to the United States soon thereafter, he served as a corporate associate with Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York City from 1967 to 1974, followed by a stint as an associate with Lord Day & Lord from 1974 to 1976, where he ascended the ranks to corporate partner between 1976 and 1994. Following this appointment, he acted as a partner with Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler LLP in New York City and Moscow, Russia, between 1994 and 1999, having subsequently served in the same capacity with Hogan & Hartsen LLP from 2000 to 2010. Between 2010 and 2013, he was of counsel with Hogan Lovells US LLP, having retired as a partner in 2013.

To prepare for his career, Mr. Pettibone attended Princeton University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, in 1961. Thereafter, he earned a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Harvard University in 1964. Following this achievement, he enlisted in the U.S. Army, where he served as a captain in the Intelligence Division in Heidelberg, Germany, between 1965 and 1967. After returning to the United States, he obtained a Master of Laws from New York University in 1971. He has been admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia, New York and Pennsylvania, as well as before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Having arbitrated more than 15 international and commercial disputes in New York, Stockholm and Moscow, with one-third of those arbitrations being conducted in Russian, Mr. Pettibone maintains fellowship with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is an accredited mediator by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution. In his spare time, he enjoys skiing in the United States and Europe, playing the violin and singing in choruses, sailing and golfing. The president of the Princeton Class of 1961, he is active with the Church of the Heavenly Rest in New York, where he served on the vestry, and an active member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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