Peter practices in the area of complex commercial litigation. Before joining Bast Amron, Peter served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable James Lawrence King in the Southern District of Florida for nearly four years. In that role, he drafted numerous published opinions and enjoyed primary responsibility for all aspects of the odd-numbered civil and criminal cases on Judge King’s docket, as well as a multi-district litigation matter involving over thirty national banks, In re: Checking Account Overdraft Litigation, MDL No. 2036. Peter’s extensive experience working with the Court has given him a unique insight into federal courtroom procedure, effective legal argumentation, and efficient use of motions and pleadings.
Peter also gained experience at every stage of the litigation process while representing clients in complex civil litigation prior to his clerkship, and he has accrued significant experience drafting appellate briefs in criminal matters in Florida’s Circuit Courts and District Courts of Appeal through his pro bono work on behalf of indigent defendants.
J.D., University of Miami School of Law, cum laude, 2012
B.A., Loyola University New Orleans, Economics, 2008
Judicial Law Clerk, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Associate, Rasco Klock Perez Nieto, P.L.
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida