Peter Harvey, Esq.
Partner, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
Peter Harvey is a past attorney general of New Jersey and a former federal prosecutor. As such, he has been a central player in civil and criminal trials, government investigations and consumer fraud matters for many years.
Currently, Harvey represents corporations and individuals in business disputes throughout the nation. He has tried several major civil and criminal jury and non-jury cases in federal and state courts. He also conducts internal investigations for senior executives seeking to learn facts about employee misconduct or inappropriate business practices. And, he also assists clients in navigating grand jury subpoenas and government civil investigative demands.
As attorney general, Harvey managed 9,600 employees in 10 separate divisions and a budget of approximately $1 billion. As chairman of the cabinet-level New Jersey Domestic Security Preparedness Task Force, he had principal responsibility for coordinating New Jersey’s homeland security strategy for both law enforcement and the private sector. He continues to be involved through his participation in the National Association of Attorneys General and his close association with present and former attorneys general.