Peter Morrison has a broad and versatile corporate, litigation and finance practice built on extensive experience representing and counselling clients in the corporate insolvency, distressed lending and investing, restructuring and bankruptcy contexts, including in complex chapter 11 cases throughout the country. His clients include debtors, creditor’s committees and secured and unsecured creditors in reorganizations and liquidations nationwide. He also represents receivers and secured creditors in receiverships and foreclosure proceedings. Peter has significant bankruptcy litigation experience centered on the prosecution and defense of preference actions, fraudulent transfers, dischargeability contests, declaratory judgment actions, director and officer liability suits and tax litigation.
As counsel to debtor, Peter manages all aspects of a corporate legal department, including business and commercial issues, contract negotiation, corporate governance and employment matters.
Peter’s insolvency and restructuring practice is bolstered by his banking and debt finance experience, which has included the negotiation, documentation and management of secured and unsecured loan transactions, including securitizations, syndicated credit facilities, unitranche facilities, split collateral pool transactions and bridge financings.
Peter is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, Turnaround Management Association and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. He has served on the 2017-2019 planning committees for the William J. O’Neill Great Lakes Regional Bankruptcy Institute.
Peter has been consistently recognized in Ohio Super Lawyers – Rising Stars after being selected by his peers as a top up-and-coming Ohio lawyer 40 years of age or younger, or in the practice of law for less than 10 years. Peter was selected as a member of the Next Generation Program of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, Class of 2015, which recognizes 40 up and coming bankruptcy practitioners with five to 10 years of experience.
Prior to joining Squire Patton Boggs, Peter was a visiting lawyer with The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland.
Restructuring & Insolvency
Banking and Debt Finance
Published in the fields of health law and antitrust law. In 2012, co-authored “Lawyers Behaving Badly: Recent Cases Highlighting Attorney Blunders & Bad Acts,” presented at the 86th Annual National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges in San Diego.