Overview

Peter Daines focuses his practice in the area of employee benefits, including executive compensation, health and welfare plans, fiduciary duties, and ERISA litigation. He advises employers on all legal issues regarding their employee benefit plans including 401(k) plans, pension plans, nonqualified plans, and health and welfare plans. Peter reviews employee benefit-related documents for potential liabilities during due diligence for merger and acquisition transactions and helps employers craft, maintain, and terminate benefit plans, service provider contracts, business associate agreements, and other documents in compliance with constantly evolving laws and changing business climates.

Prior to joining the firm, Peter was an associate in the Jacksonville, Florida, office of an national law firm where he practiced employee benefits law.

While attending Georgetown University Law Center, Peter served as a law clerk for the Honorable Carolyn P. Chiechi in the United States Tax Court. He was an intern for Congress-woman Lois Frankel in Florida’s 21st District and for the Honorable Paul F. Friedman in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Peter was an Executive Editor for The Tax Lawyer, which was distributed to 20,000 tax lawyers nationwide.

Peter is proficient in Spanish.

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Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., Taxation (2018) with distinction, Dean’s List

Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. (2017) Bruce and Anne Blume Opportunity Scholar

Utah State University, B.A., Law and Constitutional Studies (2013) Dean’s List, Aggie Scholar

Admissions

District of Columbia (2019)

Florida (2018)

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United States Tax Court - Honorable Carolyn P. Chiechi (Oct 2017-May 2018)

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