Peter C. Harvey, Esq

Peter Harvey is a past Attorney General of New Jersey and a former federal prosecutor.  Peter has been a central player in civil and criminal trials, government investigations, and consumer fraud matters for many years. A gifted trial lawyer, his nearly 30 years of courtroom experience includes significant commercial matters, frequently within the hospitality, pharmaceutical, and entertainment/sports industries.

Peter was nominated to serve as independent monitor for the Newark Police Department, responsible for overseeing the NPD’s compliance with a Consent Decree issued by the U.S. Department of Justice. He also currently 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. Mr. Harvey also assists clients in navigating Grand Jury Subpoenas and government Civil Investigative Demands. He works with clients to develop strategies to achieve the client’s desired result, whether through trial, court decisions or settlement. 

He graduated from Columbia Law School (JD, 1982), and Morgan State University (BA with honors, 1979)

He is a member of the New York, New Jersey, and District of Columbia Bar Associations.  He was elected to the Berkeley College Board of Trustees in June of 2009.

Peter continues to participate in initiatives sponsored by the National Association of Attorneys General. He serves on the Board of Futures Without Violence addressing domestic violence issues, as well as many other organizations.

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