Peter S. Wilson

Former Partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Peter S. Wilson

Peter S. Wilson

Former Partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Biography

Presently, Peter Wilson holds the position of Chairman of Commonwealth Associates, Inc. In his past career he was Principal at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and Principal at Victorian Home Care, Inc.

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Of Counsel at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

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Partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

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Chair at Friends of the High Line

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Co-Founder at Friends of the High Line

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Executive Vice President & Chief Communications Officer at Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc.

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Partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

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Partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

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Partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

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CSO at Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund, Inc.

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Director of Strategic Partnerships at Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund, Inc.

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Peter S. Wilson
Former Partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Education
JD, cum laude
Class of 1979

Harvard Law School offers an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and a student body that comes from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world. Approximately 1,900 students attend HLS each year: 1,680 J.D. students, 160 LL.M. students, and 50 S.J.D. candidates. The faculty includes more than 100 full-time professors and more than 150 visiting professors, lecturers on law, and instructors. The curriculum features more than 260 courses and seminars that cover a broad range of traditional and emerging legal fields. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching, and more. Most HLS students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). Harvard Law School also offers many joint degree programs, coordinated programs, and concurrent degree opportunities with other schools within Harvard University. The Law School community is also home to numerous research programs and engaging publications, including books, scholarly periodicals, newsletters, and a weekly student newspaper.

Bachelor of Commerce with Great Distinction
Class of 1976

McGill University is a public research university located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Founded in 1821 during the British colonial era, the university bears the name of James McGill, a prominent Montreal merchant from Glasgow, Scotland and alumnus of Glasgow University, whose bequest formed the beginning of the university.

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Member
Current

American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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Current

The International Bar Association (IBA), established in 1947, is the world's leading organization of international legal practitioners, bar associations and law societies. The IBA influences the development of international law reform and shapes the future of the legal profession throughout the world. It has a membership of more than 50,000 individual lawyers and over 200 bar associations and law societies spanning all continents. it has a considerable expertise in providing assistance to the global legal community.

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Current

The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) is a voluntary bar association for the state of New York. NYSBA was founded in 1877 with the stated goal to cultivate the science of jurisprudence; to promote reform in the law; to facilitate the administration of justice, and to elevate the standards of integrity, honor, professional skill, and courtesy in the legal profession. Its first President was David B. Hill. Among the reforms in the legislation signed into law creating the association was the removal of the restrictions on the admission of women to the practice of law. In 1896, NYSBA proposed the first global means for settling disputes among nations, what is now called the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague.

Career History
Partner
1979 - 2013

Cravath, Swaine & Moore provides legal services in various industries such as: broadcasting, media and entertainment, consumer products, energy, financial institutions, healthcare, industrial and chemicals, professional services, real estate, retail, technology, telecommunications, and transportation. The company was founded in 1819 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Professional
Prior

Part of Kindred Healthcare, Inc., Victorian Home Care, Inc. is a company headquartered in Monterey, CA, that provides assisted living services.

Boards & Committees
Chairman, Board of Directors
Tenure Unconfirmed

Commonwealth Associates, Inc. provides engineering and technical consulting services. It provides domestic, foreign electrical transmission, and distribution services. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Jackson, MI.

Secretary, Board of Directors
Current

Friends of the High Line works to build and maintain an extraordinary public park on the High Line. They seek to preserve the entire historic structure, transforming an essential piece of New York’s industrial past. They provide over 90 percent of the High Line’s annual operating budget and are responsible for maintenance of the park, pursuant to a license agreement with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation.

Member, National Leadership Council
Current

Founded in 1973, Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work. As a nonprofit organization, we do not charge our clients for legal representation or advocacy, and we receive no government funding. We depend on contributions from supporters around the country.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K - $24K
2002

Founded in 1973, Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work. As a nonprofit organization, we do not charge our clients for legal representation or advocacy, and we receive no government funding. We depend on contributions from supporters around the country.

Political Donations
$10K
2010

DNC Service Corp. operates a political party. It is an organization which raises fund for the Democratic Party which has been a part of the U.S. political landscape. The company plans the presidential nominating convention, promotes candidates from the local to the national level and sets the party platform. DNC Service was founded in 1848 and is located in Washington, DC.

$28.5K
2008

Former President of United States

$10K
2007

DNC Service Corp. operates a political party. It is an organization which raises fund for the Democratic Party which has been a part of the U.S. political landscape. The company plans the presidential nominating convention, promotes candidates from the local to the national level and sets the party platform. DNC Service was founded in 1848 and is located in Washington, DC.

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Allied World Assurance Company Holdings AG, Allied World Financial Services, Inc. purchase Crescent Capital Group LP

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Conagra Brands, Inc. purchases Unilever Plc /North America Frozen Meals Business from Unilever PLC

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Lightyear Capital LLC, Grail Partners (Private Equity), ING Clarion Partners /Management purchase Clarion Partners LLC / Private Equity from ING Groep NV

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