Peter W. Devereaux


Peter Devereaux retired from Partnership on December 31, 2012. He served as Chair of the firm's Securities Litigation and Professional Liability Practice for many years. Mr. Devereaux has represented major companies, accounting firms,  professionals, officers and directors. His practice focused on complex business litigation, with an emphasis on:

  • Class actions
  • Derivative actions
  • Investigations conducted by the US Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulatory agencies
  • Professional liability
  • Securities law


  • Education
    • JD, Yale Law School, 1983
    • BS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ., 1977
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