Peter Calello is an associate in the Bay Area offices of Latham & Watkins.

Mr. Calello primarily represents public and private companies in antitrust, copyright, and securities matters. 

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Calello was a law clerk at the Federal Public Defenders Office for the District of Hawaii. While attending law school, Mr. Calello taught an elective constitutional law course at a New Haven charter school and helped found a medical-legal partnership at the Yale Child Study Center. Mr. Calello was also an editor of the Yale Journal of Law & Policy and the Yale Journal of International Law.

Before law school, Mr. Calello was a sixth grade English teacher on a US Army Air Force base in Oahu, Hawaii. Mr. Calello was also a Teach For America corps member.

Bar Qualification

  • California


  • JD, Yale Law School
  • BA in Political Science and Creative Writing, Columbia University

Languages Spoken

  • English
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June 22, 2022 Our Work

Litigator of the Week Runners-Up and Shout Outs

Latham honored for securing an eight-digit verdict for Oracle in a copyright infringement and contractual interference fight with rival Hewlett Packard Enterprise and, for winning a unanimous decision from the US Supreme Court on behalf of ZF Automotive.