Peter M. Bernhardt

Member; Chair, Probate and Trust Litigation;
West Palm Beach
E: pbernhardt@mcdonaldhopkins.com
P: 561.472.2121

Peter is experienced in all areas of commercial and business litigation. He focuses on complex commercial litigation matters, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in contract disputes, partnership disputes, shareholder disputes, claims for legal and accounting malpractice, construction litigation, employment litigation, real estate litigation, landlord/tenant matters, and business torts. Peter also has extensive experience representing local and national lenders in loan restructuring, foreclosures, receiverships, and in defense of a wide variety lender liability claims. Peter is also the Chair of the Probate and Trust Litigation Practice Group, and has extensive experience in the area of probate litigation. Peter served as general counsel to a sports management group and has extensive experience in the negotiation of endorsement agreements for professional athletes, has negotiated and prepared endorsement agreements for an array of players on the PGA and Champions Golf Tours. Peter has discreetly handled sensitive legal matters for professional golfers and has assisted professional athletes in structuring their business affairs. Peter also provides general business advice and currently serves as outside general counsel of a number of companies. 

Peter earned a J.D. from Nova Southeastern University in 1992. He received a B.A. from the University of Florida in 1988.

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