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We help our businesses face a variety of ever-growing Environmental compliance issues and challenges.

FLI's expert lawyers can advise you on how to comply with Environment laws in all your jurisdictions. Our multidisciplinary approach means we have the technical skills and reach to assist our businesses in the wide variety of matters they face in the field. Our solution-oriented lawyers have helped businesses with everything from Planning and Liability Management to Litigation, advising on national, regional, and international Environment Law issues.

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Peter Edwards

Peter Edwards

Peter Edwards brings 25 years of broad experience as in-house counsel in domestic and global environments. He served as general counsel of the multi-national public companies Celanese Corporation (specialty plastics and chemicals), Baxalta Incorporated (biopharmaceutical spin-off from Baxter), and Mallinckrodt plc (specialty pharmaceuticals). Peter also lived and worked overseas in Brussels as general counsel for Solvay Pharmaceuticals.

In his earlier career, he held in-house positions of increasing responsibility within Mettler-Toledo, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company. Peter began his career as an associate in a large private law firm.

An inspiring, thoughtful, and strategic leader, Peter’s peers and the boards he has served view him as a high-impact advisor. His experience spans public company spin-offs and high-profile M&A to building high-performing legal teams while also providing innovative and effective results across the full range of critical legal challenges.

Phone: (+1) 636-795-9565

Email: pedwards@first-law.com

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Qualifications

  • Michigan State University, Juris Doctor
  • University of Michigan, BSA

Languages:

  • English
  • German
  • French

Customers we are proud to work with in Environment:

Globalization Partners
Ilim Group
Caterpillar
Ernst & Young
Gore
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