Ryan Peters is an associate with Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Philadelphia office. Mr. Peters concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, with a particular focus on arbitration, breach of contract litigation, international matters and class action litigation.
Mr. Peters also is a certified anti-money laundering specialist with experience in Anti-Money Laundering compliance and internal investigations. Representative engagements in which Mr. Peters has been involved include:
Prior to joining Pepper, Mr. Peters served in the U.S. military as a Navy SEAL with multiple combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. Mr. Peters is currently a Lieutenant Commander in the Naval Reserve, assigned to SEAL Team Eighteen.
- arbitration proceedings in India concerning international disputes in a real estate joint venture
- conducted internal investigations for companies regarding alleged fraudulent billings, embezzlements and AML compliance
- representation of a major hospital and related entities in a putative class action in which the class action complaint alleged inappropriate behavior and boundary violations by a prominent physician.
Mr. Peters received his J.D., cum laude, from Rutgers School of Law in Camden in 2012. He was editor-in-chief of the Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion, president of the Student Bar Association, and a Legislative Fellow at the Eagleton Institute of Politics. Mr. Peters received a B.S. in political science, cum laude, from the United States Naval Academy in 2004 where was the captain of the Division I varsity soccer team and a Fellow at the Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference.
Mr. Peters is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and the District of Columbia, before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the District of New Jersey.