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Ten Phillips Lytle Attorneys Honored for Pro Bono Work  More

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Phillips Lytle Practices and Attorneys Receive Highest Distinction From Chambers USA in 2017 Rankings  More

Ten Phillips Lytle Attorneys Included in 2016 NYSBA Empire State Counsel® Program  More

Phillips Lytle LLP’s Jamestown Office Leader Gregory L. Peterson Named to The Best Lawyers In America© 2017  More

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Speaking Engagements

Presenter, “President Truman and Robert H. Jackson: The Legal Legacy of the Nuremberg Trial,” President Harry S. Truman Library Event, October 2015  More

Speaker, “Justice Robert H. Jackson: Chief Prosecutor at Nuremberg, the Connections to Rochester and Related Topics,” The Rubin Center for Education, October 2014  More

Speaker, “Chautauqua Lake: The Future is Now,” CLE Seminar, Robert H. Jackson Center, April 2013  More

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Author, “Another Voice: Robert Jackson’s principles have guided international justice for 70 years,” The Buffalo News, January 2016  More

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Gregory L. Peterson
Partner, Office Leader, Chautauqua
(716) 483-5172
gpeterson@phillipslytle.com

Mr. Peterson, Office Leader of the Chautauqua office, focuses in all areas of real estate, including development and financial transactions, areas of corporate counseling including acquisitions, administration and strategic planning, not-for-profit corporate formation, tax exemption and qualification with New York State administrative areas.

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Listed as a Leading Individual in Chambers USA: Americas Leading Lawyers for Business, 2017
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America©
  • Buffalo Business First, Power 250 List, Ranked #248, 2016
  • Buffalo Business First, Power 250 List, Ranked #242, 2015
  • Honoree of the New York State Bar Association Empire State Counsel® Program for Pro Bono Work, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Buffalo Business First, Power 250 List, Ranked #236, 2014
  • Buffalo Business First, Power 200 List, Ranked #155, 2013
  • Recognized by The Second Circuit Judicial Council Committee on History, Commemorative Events and Civic Education for his significant contribution toward preserving the legacy of Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson, 2012
  • 2012 Inductee into The Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame
  • New York State Bar Association’s Law, Youth and Citizenship Committee Distinguished Service Award, 2011
  • Toby Ticktin Back Award for Excellence in Holocaust Education 2010
  • Parker Award for Social Justice, August 2005
  • Award of Harmony, January 2005
  • National DAR Historic Preservation Award, February 2004
  • Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce Service to Humanity Award, 2004
  • Chautauqua Leadership Award 2001
  • Jamestown Bar Association Community Service Award, 2000
  • Jamestown Jammers Ernie Hrovatic Community Service Award, 2000
  • Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce Community Service Award, September 2000
  • Jamestown Sertoma Club Service to Mankind Award, April 1994
  • John D. Hamilton Award, September 1994

EDUCATION

The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, J.D., 1976
Allegheny College, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, 1973

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

New York
Pennsylvania
U.S. Supreme Court

PRESENT ACTIVITIES

  • Robert H. Jackson Center, Co-Founder, Board of Directors
    • Past President
  • The Resource Center Foundation, Board of Directors
  • The Business Council of New York State
  • Jamestown Professional Baseball
    • Executive Committee, Chairman

PAST ACTIVITIES

  • Jamestown Chamber of Commerce, Member and Former Vice President
  • Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, Former Member and Past President
  • Fredonia College Foundation, Board of Directors