Pete Young’s practice focuses on foreign investment and international trade.

Pete has more than 10 years of experience in the national security community, assisting private and public entities with legal and regulatory analysis, intelligence collection and processing, policy development, foreign affairs, and risk management.

Prior to joining Cleary, Pete worked in Deloitte’s Regulatory and Legal Services practice group and concurrently served as a Policy Advisor for the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Pete also previously worked in the National Security Division at the U.S. Department of Justice, the Office of General Counsel at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the Division of Corporation Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, and the National Security Affairs Office at the White House. From 2011-2016, Pete served as a Captain and Intelligence Officer in the U.S. Army and deployed to Afghanistan. 

Pete joined the firm in 2021.

Selected Activities

  • Former Adjunct Professor, Pennsylvania State University’s Dickinson School of Law