Peter W. Culley - Pierce Atwood LLP

Peter W. Culley

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1999
Phone: 207-791-1288

Peter W. Culley, partner at Pierce Atwood LLP, is a trial lawyer with extensive jury trial experience. His practice is broad ranging focusing on commercial litigation, personal, products and professional liability and environmental litigation. He believes that litigation matters should be thoroughly evaluated early in the process so that, in conjunction with the client, a litigation strategy can be developed that best suits the case and the goals of the client. Peter previously served as leader of the Litigation Practice Group and currently is General Counsel to the firm.

Boston University School of LawJ.D.
American Bar Foundation American College of Trial Lawyers

Case History

Recent Experience

Defense of a publicly traded real estate development firm in a corporate dissolution action

Defense of a cement manufacturer in litigation brought by abutting land owners asserting various claims due to blasting and dust pollution

Representation of a national automotive parts distributor in asbestos litigation

Defense of a power plant owner in breach of contract claims brought by a consulting firm

Representation of a national bank in a consumer class action seeking recovery of unearned premiums for credit insurance

 

Office Location

Merrill's Wharf
254 Commercial Street
Portland, ME 04101
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants of the Portland-ME Metro Area2014 Lawyer of the Year in Bet-the-Company Litigation of the Portland-ME Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Banking and Finance of the Portland-ME Metro Area2012 Lawyer of the Year in Bet-the-Company Litigation of the Portland-ME Metro Area
Peter W. Culley has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!Peter W. Culley has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!Peter W. Culley has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!Peter W. Culley has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation (Civil Litigation, Defendants, Mass Tort)
Litigation - Banking and Finance
Litigation - Environmental
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Other Information

Gender: Male