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Sidley Austin LLP

Peter Keisler

Washington, DC, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite , Appellate Law
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Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite - District of Columbia

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Peter Keisler has extensive experience in handling M&A, regulatory matters and policy appeals before appellate courts and federal agencies.
"Peter Keisler is an extremely talented lawyer whom I look up to very much. He's a talented telecom lawyer."
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Appellate Law - USA - Nationwide

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Peter Keisler has broad experience acting for clients in the US Supreme Court, federal courts of appeals and the district courts.
"His oral arguments are beautiful, it's like watching Picasso paint. He is an amazing person and a great lawyer." "He's a phenomenal lawyer."
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Former Acting Attorney General of the United States, Peter Keisler is a co-leader of Sidley’s Supreme Court and Appellate practice and a member of the Executive Committee. Peter has successfully represented some of the country’s largest companies in the telecommunications, transportation, energy and healthcare industries, as well as a host of national trade associations, providing extensive insight and experience gained from his more than 30 years of private and public sector experience.

Representative matters include:

United States of America v. AT&T & Time Warner, 916 F.3d 1029 (D.C. Cir. 2019);

Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA, 134 S. Ct. 2427 (2014);

United States ex rel. Fair Laboratory Practices Associates v. Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, 734 F.3d 154 (2d Cir. 2013);

National Association of Manufacturers v. SEC, 800 F.3d 518 (2015)

Career

Peter started his career at Sidley as an associate in 1989 after completing a clerkship for Justice Anthony Kennedy. In 2002 he joined the Department of Justice as the Principal Deputy Associate Attorney General. Peter spent most of his more than five-year tenure at DOJ as the Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division, and ultimately served as Acting Attorney General of the United States. He returned to Sidley in 2008.

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Peter Keisler

Sidley Austin LLP

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