Peter A. Shepard
Peter focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions and providing outside general counsel services for private and public companies, entrepreneurs and private equity firms. Peter regularly represents private equity firms and highly acquisitive companies seeking to expand their businesses through acquisitions. In this role, he provides strategic advice and guides his clients through business combinations, capital raises and exit opportunities. Peter also advises on corporate restructuring, joint ventures and commercial finance transactions.
Prior to joining Much, Peter served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Ronald Guzman in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. While in law school, Peter also earned his M.B.A. and served as an associate editor of the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal as well as a member of the Chicago Bar Association Moot Court Team. Prior to his career in law, Peter worked in business development for a middle-market business software company.
Peter previously served as co-chair of the firm's Associates Committee.
- Chicago Bar Association
Peter has volunteered for the Chicago Legal Clinic’s mortgage foreclosure mediation program. In that capacity, he helped Cook County residents navigate the foreclosure process, including filing appearances, answers, fee waivers, and other requests. In his spare time, he competes in triathlons.