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Ten Phillips Lytle Attorneys Honored for Pro Bono Work  More

Gregory L. Peterson Discusses Robert H. Jackson Center  More

Gregory H. Peterson Honored at International Legal Symposium  More

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Press Releases

Gregory L. Peterson to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from the Resource Center  More

Gregory L. Peterson to Moderate Panel Discussion at CLE Event at the Robert H. Jackson Center  More

Gregory L. Peterson Participates in the 11th Annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogs  More

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Speaking Engagements

Moderator, “Best Practices - Supreme Court of the State of New York,” “An Inside View: Supreme Court of the State of New York Appellate Division Fourth Judicial Department,” September 2017  More

Speaker, “Changing Times: New Opportunities for International Justice and Accountability,” 11th International Humanitarian Law Dialogs, August 2017  More

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

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.


  • Listed as a Leading Individual in Chambers USA: Americas Leading Lawyers for Business, 2017
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America©
  • Lifetime Achievement, Resource Center’s Disability Awareness Awards, 2017
  • Honoree of the New York State Bar Association Empire State Counsel® Program for Pro Bono Work, 2011-2016
  • Buffalo Business First, Power 250 List
    • Ranked #248, 2016
    • Ranked #242, 2015
    • 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


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


New York
U.S. Supreme Court


  • 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


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