Peter H. Darrow’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, as well as U.S. and international financial transactions.
He has extensive experience in divestitures, restructurings, and new financial products.
Peter joined the firm in 1968, became a partner in 1976, and retired from the firm in 2002. He became senior counsel in 2010. He has been resident in the New York, London and Rome offices. From 2003 to 2008, Peter was a founding partner in the European-based private equity firm HMD Partners.
Peter received a J.D. in 1967 from the University of Chicago Law School, where he was a member of the editorial board of the Law Review. Hereceived an undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Harvard College in 1964.
Peter was Chairman of the Board of Trustees of WNYC Radio, New York City’s national public radio station, during 1996-1999, its first three years as an independent broadcaster after its privatization by the City of New York. More recently, he served as Chair of the Board of Directors of Public Radio International (where he remains on the board) and President of the Board of Trustees of the Saint Ann’s School in Brooklyn, NY.
He is currently a trustee of The City University of New York Graduate Center Foundation, Chair of the Visiting Committee of the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration, a member of the Harvard University Library Campaign Advisory Committee, and a trustee of the Fund for BRIC Community Media in Brooklyn.