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Duke University, J.D., 1976, Order of the Coif; Editor-in-Chief, Duke Law Journal, 1975-76

Duke University, A.B., 1969


Peter Buck practiced in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate law, banking and finance, and energy law. He joined Robinson Bradshaw in 1976. From 1996-98, Peter served as deputy general counsel of Duke Energy Corporation and rejoined the firm in 1998.

Throughout his career, Peter represented public and private companies, including private equity firms, as both acquirer and target in numerous acquisition transactions. He also advised special board committees of publicly held acquisition targets. 

Honors & Awards

  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers, banking & finance and corporate/M&A, 2003-21
  • The Best Lawyers in America, banking and finance, corporate, corporate governance, international trade and finance law, leveraged buyouts and private equity, mergers and acquisitions, securities/capital markets, 2001-20
    • Charlotte Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year, 2020
    • Charlotte Banking and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year, 2012, 2015, 2019
    • Charlotte Corporate Governance Lawyer of the Year, 2016, 2018, 2021
    • Charlotte International Trade and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year, 2014, 2017
    • Charlotte Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyer of the Year, 2010, 2016
    • Charlotte Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Lawyer of the Year, 2013
    • Charlotte Corporate Governance and Compliance Lawyer of the Year, 2011
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers, Top 100 North Carolina Super Lawyer, business/corporate, 2008-11; mergers & acquisitions, 2012-19
  • Business North Carolina, Legal Elite Hall of Fame, business law and corporate counsel 
  • IFLR1000 United States, highly regarded - North Carolina, mergers & acquisitions, 2019-20
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated

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