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  • Education
    • J.D., cum laude, University of Illinois College of Law, Journal of Law, Technology & Policy
    • B.A., cum laude, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
    • U.S. District Court
    • Central District of Illinois
Peter Corsale thrives on pressure and enjoys being the last line of defense. But, he also knows the best defense is also a great offense. Peter has successfully worked both sides of the courtroom, representing his clients in a broad range of complex disputes from commercial contract to real estate to shareholder disputes.

Recognizing that a courtroom win is not the only path to a best outcome, Peter enjoys partnering with his clients to develop a sound strategy that not only makes legal sense but business sense too. Peter endeavors to find business solutions that not only resolve a conflict, but also contribute to the client’s larger business goals.

Peter works relentlessly to obtain favorable results for clients. He has assisted clients in a variety of industries and in courtrooms across the country, with significant experience in:
  • Defending officers and companies against claims of securities fraud 
  • Representing large manufacturers in the interpretation of requirements contracts 
  • Representing minority shareholders in shareholder disputes and claims of malfeasance
  • Enforcing restrictive covenants against former employees and joint venturers
  • Representing companies in post-deal disputes involving claims of fraud and breach of contract 
  • Representing commercial property owners before state tax commissions and government authorities
  • Representing both landlords and tenants in commercial lease disputes
  • Representing clients in their pursuit of land use and zoning variances before government boards
  • Successfully defended a Missouri company and corporate officer in the District Court of Nevada against claims of securities fraud, state securities violation, fraud, negligent misrepresentation, and breaches of good faith and fair dealing. 
  • Represented a large mining company in a defense of a breach of requirements contract. 
  • Represented a large manufacturer whose shipment of equipment was destroyed at the United States and Mexican border.
  • On behalf of thousands of commercial property owners, successfully prosecuted a county-wide tax discrimination matter against the St. Louis County Assessor.

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Peter Corsale Expands the Role of Hispanics Within the Legal Profession
St. Louis Business Journal
September 14, 2018
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Diverse Business Leaders: Charting an Inclusive Path
Mentioned, St. Louis Business Journal
September 14, 2018
eAlerts Updates
May 15, 2014
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The Supreme Court of Missouri Narrowly Upholds Missouri’s Punitive Damages Cap: For Now
Client alert; ran in JDSupra
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Fundamentals of Construction Contracts
Lorman Education
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Physician-Patient Alliance for Health and Safety: Michael Jackson's Doctor and Other Recent Lawsuits: How Medical Practice Standards Affect Legal Liability
Article appeared through Reuters.