Peter R. Silverman Appointed to CPR Panel of Distinguished Neutrals

TOLEDO, OH - The law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that Peter Silverman, partner in the Toledo, Ohio office, has been appointed to the CPR Panel of Distinguished Neutrals, and to three CPR specialty panels:  Bio-Tech, Franchise and Trademark, as well as the Ohio General Commercial At Large Panel. 

The International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR) is an independent nonprofit organization that, for more than 35 years, has helped global businesses prevent and resolve commercial disputes effectively and efficiently.  Their membership consists of top corporations and law firms, academic and government institutions, and leading mediators and arbitrators around the world.

Peter has extensive experience in the area of commercial litigation and general business counsel.  He has substantial experience in a number of specialty areas, including franchising, alternative dispute resolution, intellectual property, securities, antitrust, and cybersecurity.  Peter is an active arbitrator and mediator.  He is a member of the AAA's Large, Complex Case Arbitration Panel and serves on the Early Dispute Resolution Committee of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution. 

Peter has been recognized by Franchise Times® as one of the nation's top 100 franchise lawyers.  He has also been recognized in the Best Lawyers and Ohio Super Lawyers® lists.  International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers also recognize him in franchise law. 

Peter received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Michigan and his B.A., with honors, from George Washington University.

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Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a premier provider of quality legal services with more than 245 lawyers, 55 paralegals and 500 employees in five offices:  Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; and Charlotte, North Carolina.  Whether through its commitment to clients or its work in all of our communities, involvement lies at the core of all Shumaker’s initiatives.