Peter Cassat focuses his practice on complex commercial transactions involving software licensing and services, e-commerce issues, financial and regulatory compliance, data privacy and security, intellectual property, and acquisitions and strategic partnerships. He also has extensive experience in developing and implementing global enterprise compliance and risk management programs, as well as managing labor and employment and litigation matters.
Peter joined Culhane Meadows shortly after serving as General Counsel at New Country Motor Car Group, a $2 billion full-service luxury automobile dealership group with over twenty-five retail locations. Prior to that, he was the General Counsel of Cox Automotive, Inc., an $8 billion automotive media, software, and remarketing services provider with more than 30,000 team members and operations in over 80 countries. As the chief legal officer for Cox Automotive, Peter was responsible for all of the company’s legal affairs, including managing a twenty-five-member legal department.
In addition to his extensive in-house experience, Peter spent more than 14 years in private practice at Dow Lohnes PLLC. Prior to that, he was Associate General Counsel with U.S. News & World Report and an Associate with Arnold & Porter.
Actively involved in the community, Peter is a member of the International Antiviral Society–USA, a charitable organization that provides continuing medical education and guidelines for HIV and Hepatitis clinicians.