Pete Eikenberry was an associate at White & Case and a partner at Seyfarth Shaw. He has been a Vice President of the Federal Bar Council, and has served on FBC Committees on Courts of the Second Circuit (Chair 2000-2003) and Public Service (Founding Chair 1991-1994.) He was Editor in Chief of the FBC Quarterly (2007-2010) and was a co-author of the FBC’s Proposed Deposition Rules for the Second Circuit, 131 F.R.D. 613 (1990.) He was the Convenor and is a member of the steering committee of the New York Conference on Immigration Representation led by Chief Judge Robert Katzmann of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
He was educated at The Ohio State University (B.A. and LL.B.), where he was Note Editor of the Law Journal and where he is a member of its National Council. He has been a member of NYC Bar Association Committees to Encourage Judicial Service (Founding Chair 1989-1992) Orison Marden Lecture Committee (Chair 2005-2009) Federal Courts, Judiciary, State Courts of Superior Jurisdiction, Litigation and the Council on Judicial Administration. In 1998 he led an NYCBA Human Right Mission to Northern Ireland. He has been a member of NYSBA Committees on Courts of Appellate Jurisdiction and Federal Courts. He is a Fellow of the New York Bar Foundation. He is author of Chapter 9, “Specific Performance and Rescission” in Haig, Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts (West 2010.)