Search
Our leadership / Peter Edwards
Peter Edwards
Ohio, USA

Peter Edwards

Expert Industry Advisor

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.

Qualifications

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

Languages:

  • English
  • German
  • French
Copyright © 2021 First Law International
143 Avenue Louise, B-1050 Brussels, Belgium. Privacy Policy

Get Started

Whatever your industry, connect with a member of our cross-border team today. We’ll take care of the rest.