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Peter provides guidance in the areas of tax planning, tax controversy, and business transactions.

Peter’s practice focuses on tax and business transactions. His tax practice includes tax planning and tax controversy. His business practice includes entity formation, corporate compliance and governance, contract drafting and review, and mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining the firm, Peter served as Law Clerk to the Oregon Tax Court, Regular Division, and practiced tax and business law at other firms in Portland. During law school, he served as Articles Editor on the Lewis & Clark Law Review.

Before law school, Peter worked in the financial industry where he researched investment and insurance products and prepared financial plans. Prior to his financial career, he managed a health food store.

Professional Activities

  • Multnomah Bar Association, Member
  • Oregon State Bar, Member

    • Business Law Section, 2014-present
    • Nonprofit Organizations, 2020-present
    • Taxation Section, 2014-present
      • Executive Committee, Member, 2022-present
      • IRS/Practitioner Forum Planning Committee, Member, 2021-present
      • Oregon Tax Institute Planning Committee, Member, 2022-2023
      • Portland Luncheon CLE Series, Coordinator and Host, 2019-2022
      • New Tax Lawyer Committee, Chair, 2021
      • New Tax Lawyer Committee, Public Service Stipend Program Coordinator, 2020
      • Newsletter Committee, Member, 2017-2020

Blog Posts

Blog Posts

News & Insights



  • Oregon, 2014
  • U.S. Tax Court, 2019


  • LL.M., Taxation, Georgetown University Law Center (with distinction), 2017
  • J.D., Lewis and Clark Law School (magna cum laude), 2014
    • Lewis & Clark Law Review, Articles Editor
  • B.A., Temple University (cum laude), History, 2003


  • Honorable Henry C. Breithaupt, Oregon Tax Court

Honors & Recognition

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch - Tax Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2021-present
  • JD Supra Readers' Choice Awards, “Top Author” for Tax, 2021
  • Rising Star, Oregon Super Lawyers, 2023
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