Peter H. Wickersham practices Health Care, Corporate, and Business Transactions Law, specializing in the representation of physicians and other health care providers in connection with business transactions, entity formations, federal and state regulatory matters, physician recruitment and employment arrangements, and practice operations. He represents a wide range of health care providers across Texas, including individual physicians, physician group practices, independent diagnostic testing facilities, urgent care centers, medical research and development companies, and limited license practitioners.
He is the principal of Peter H. Wickersham, P.C., a BV Distinguished Rated, San Antonio, Texas boutique Health Law firm founded in 2003. Peter H. Wickersham, P.C. is also Of-Counsel to the law firm of Pesek, Helms & Turner, LLP, an AV Preeminent Rated, boutique Corporate, Real Estate, Health Law, Estate Planning & Probate, Oil & Gas, and Commercial Litigation firm in Dallas, Texas.
Peter has specialized in the practice of Health Law for nearly twenty years. Prior to founding his own firm, Peter was Senior Healthcare Attorney at The Kreager Law Firm, a San Antonio, Texas Corporate, Tax, and Health Law firm and an Associate Attorney in the Health Law Section at Cox Smith Matthews, Inc., also in San Antonio. Peter practiced health law and litigation in New Orleans, Louisiana prior to relocating to San Antonio in 1997.
In 1992 Peter received his law degree (Cum Laude) from Tulane University Law School, where he was a member of the Moot Court Board and a Legal Writing and Research Senior Fellow. In addition, Peter holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History with Minors in Government and Economics from the University of Virginia (1984).
In 2002 Peter became Board Certified in Health Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, one of only four attorneys in San Antonio who enjoys this distinction. Peter was selected by his peers as one of The Best Lawyers in America© 2010 - 2017 in Health Care Law. Peter H. Wickersham, P.C. was awarded US News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” 2015 San Antonio Metro Region Tier One Firm status in the field of Health Care Law, one of only four law firms in San Antonio to receive this prestigious recognition. In 2016, Peter H. Wickersham, P.C. was awarded US News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” 2016 San Antonio Metro Region Tier Two Firm status in the field of Health Care Law.
Peter is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Louisiana State Bar, the American Bar Association, the San Antonio Bar Association, and the American Health Lawyers Association. From 2007 to 2009 Peter served on the State Bar of Texas Health Law Council. He is currently serving on the Texas Board of Legal Specialization Health Law Exam Commission.