Peter A. PastoreShareholder
Peter A. Pastore joined the firm in 1981 and has been a principal since 1987. A member of the Commercial Litigation Department, Peter's practice concentrates on bankruptcy and banking and includes the areas of commercial litigation, creditors' rights, and banking law. He represents secured lenders in Chapter 11 bankruptcies, as well as commercial landlords, financing companies, and unsecured creditors' committees.
Peter's court admissions include the United States District Courts: Eastern District of New York, 1999; Southern District of New York, 1999; Western District of New York, 1993; Northern District of New York, 1981; United States Second Circuit Court of Appeals, 1986; State of New York, 1981; State of Florida, 1981.
J.D., Albany Law School of Union University, 1980
B.A., Stanford University, 1977
Phi Beta Kappa
State of Florida
Capital District Bankruptcy Bar Association
Member Since: 1993
Founding Member, Former President
Florida Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
- Confidential Law Clerk, Hon. A. Franklin Mahoney, Presiding Justice, New York Supreme Court Appellate Division, Third Department, 1980-1981
- Named a Super Lawyer in the 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, and 2019 Upstate New York Editions of Super Lawyers magazine for Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights, Banking, Business Litigation, and Bankruptcy: Business.
- Named 2018 and 2020 Best Lawyer in the area of in Commercial Litigation by Best Lawyers in America©
- Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent (AV-Rating)