May 4, 2021
Peter Alter Among Honorees For Michigan Lawyer’s Weekly’s Hall Of Fame
SOUTHFIELD, Mich., May 4, 2021 — Michigan Lawyers Weekly recently announced that Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C. partner Peter M. Alter has been named to the Hall of Fame. Jaffe CEO Jeffrey M. Weiss made the announcement.
Alter was recognized for his years of meaningful contributions to the legal community. Those accepted into the Hall of Fame Honorees are esteemed members of the legal profession who have been in practice for at least 30 years or have reached the age of 60 or older. They exemplify a commitment to excellence in their area of law, have tried precedent-setting cases, achieved high-dollar outcomes and brought successful resolutions for their clients.
“Peter’s outstanding achievements have solidified him not only as a successful litigator but a true steward of the law and champion for his community,” said Weiss. “He has left his mark on courtrooms across Metro Detroit and over the course of his career, has influenced his peers, clients and the community in lasting ways. We are deeply proud to celebrate our colleague and friend, Peter Alter for this remarkable and well-deserved lifetime achievement.”
As partner and a member of the Firm’s Litigation Practice Group, Alter specializes in complex commercial litigation matters, including banking, restructuring, real estate, partnership, insurance, and shareholder and royalty disputes, and various types of alternate dispute resolution. He has been selected by courts (or by counsel) to serve as a facilitator, mediator or arbitrator in scores of cases. Alter has routinely been recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America, as a Top Lawyer by DBusiness and a Super Lawyer. In addition to his legal practice, Alter is a past president of The Oakland County Bar Association (2011- 2012), the past president of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit (2004-2007), the past chair of Executive Committee of The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit (2007-2010), the past president of the Anti-Defamation League (Michigan) and a member of the Executive Committee of the (National) Anti-Defamation League. Currently, he is on the board of The Jewish Fund and the Jewish Democratic Council of America.