Overview


Peter John Sacripanti is Chairman Emeritus and a partner of the international law firm of McDermott Will & Emery. From 2009 to 2016, he served as chairman of the Firm’s Executive Committee.

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Results


  • Instrumental in developing an unprecedented legal strategy that utilized the Bankruptcy Code to restrain the prosecution of more than 200,000 asbestos-related claims against a Fortune 500 company
  • Served as liaison counsel to the petroleum industry and successfully defeated class certification in In re Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (“MTBE”) Products Liability Litigation, a multi-district putative class action in the Southern District of New York

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Recognitions


  • The Best Lawyers in America 2017 and 2019, Environmental Law
  • BTI Client Service All-Star 2017
  • The Legal 500 United States 2019

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Community


  • Fordham University Trustee Fellow and Former Trustee
  • Columbia University Medical Center, Chairman of the Cardiac Council and member of the Board of Advisors

Credentials


Education
Pace University School of Law, JD, 1984
Fordham University, BA, summa cum laude, 1982

Admissions
New York
New Jersey
District of Columbia

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Peter John Sacripanti

Insights & Events / Media

Ethikos / March 15, 2015

A Law Firm’s Code of Conduct: McDermott Will & Emery LLP Case ...

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