Member-In-Charge of the Boston Office, Board of Directors
|Two International Place|
Boston, MA 02110
|72 Pine Street|
Providence, RI 02903
Peter Carr’s primary areas of practice include civil business litigation, construction litigation, employment law, and education law. Peter appears regularly before state and federal courts, administrative agencies, and arbitrators. He has tried a variety of cases to judgment in jury and bench trials, as well as in commercial arbitration proceedings. Prior to entering private practice, Peter served as law clerk to Chief Justice Joseph P. Warner of the Massachusetts Appeals Court.
Represents clients in the defense of employment-related claims;
Tries cases involving inter-entity disputes, such as partnerships and close corporations;
Represents clients in non-compete and non-solicitation agreement disputes;
Litigates construction contract disputes, mechanic’s lien claims, and payment bond actions;
Advises owners and contractors concerning the negotiation, drafting, and enforcement of construction contracts;
Counsels businesses on personnel policies, human resources issues, employment contracts, and general liability concerns;
Represents independent private schools and private colleges, and advises on all aspects of operations including contract matters, policy handbooks and discipline issues.
Labor and Employment
Financial Services Litigation
JJ.D., Suffolk University Law School, 1994, cum laude
B.A., Bates College, 1991, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Former mentor for Year Up; participant in Everybody Wins Power Lunch Reading Program
Selected for inclusion in Boston Magazine and Massachusetts Super Lawyers – Rising Stars
- “School Administrator's Legal Obligations/Liabilities for Out-of-School Bullying,” panel discussion member at the School Bullying Symposium hosted by the Northeastern University Law Journal, March 30, 2012.
- Speaker for the National Business Institute series on school law topics.