A former D.C. Circuit and D.C. District Court clerk, Peter is a member of Orrick’s Litigation Group and Supreme Court and Appellate practice.

Peter previously served as a law clerk for Judge Sri Srinivasan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and Judge James E. Boasberg of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. He graduated from Stanford Law School, where he worked on certiorari and merits stage briefing in the school's Supreme Court Litigation Clinic. Before law school, Peter worked as a research assistant on nuclear nonproliferation policy at Stanford's Center for International Security and Cooperation.