Peter P. McN. Gates

Peter P. McN. Gates

Peter P. McN. Gates

Retired Partner

2 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005
212-238-8710, Fax: 212-732-3232
gates@clm.comDownload Vcard

Practice Description

Over 40 years of experience in a general corporate practice, including public and private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, domestic and international commercial lending transactions and commercial contracts of all kinds, corporate governance and general corporate advice, and the formation and regulation of charitable organizations. An active arbitrator (Commercial Panel) for the American Arbitration Association, since 1973 and mediator.


  • 1963 New York
  • 1966 U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • 1973 U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York


  • The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Banking Committee 1980-1984; Art Law Committee 1995-1998)
  • New York State Bar Association (Business Law Section)
  • American Bar Association (Section of Business Law )
  • New York County Lawyers Association (Arbitration Committee 1986-1992)
  • The Down Town Association (President 1991-1997)


  • A.B., 1956 Harvard University
  • LL.B., 1963 Columbia Law School

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