Steve Petersen is partner at the firm with civil and criminal litigation experience. Mr. Petersen has tried cases in both federal and state courts, has argued cases in the North Carolina Court of Appeals and the North Carolina Supreme Court, and has represented numerous professionals before their licensing boards. In doing so, Mr. Petersen has obtained Martindale-Hubbell's top "AV" Peer Review Rating and has been named to the lists of North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine and to Business North Carolina's Legal Elite.
Mr. Petersen's commercial litigation experience includes cases involving price fixing, class actions, real estate transactions, and the defense of professionals and their firms in malpractice matters. In addition, he represents professionals before their licensing boards, and he serves as chair of the firm's White Collar Litigation Group. Clients include companies and individuals involved in civil business litigation, government regulatory matters, false claims act cases, internal investigations, grand jury investigations, professional licensure disciplinary proceedings, and criminal matters. His clients are frequently involved in simultaneous criminal, civil, and regulatory investigations.