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Peter Henner established his own law
practice on August 1,
1984, after previously working as Assistant Counsel for
the New York
Assembly Majority and as the General Counsel for Council
representing 20,000 law enforcement employees in
As a solo practitioner, Peter practiced labor law, representing employees and unions. He not only represented individual employees in grievance disputes, but also handled miscellaneous matters for both private and public sector unions, represented employees in employment discrimination and First Amendment retaliation lawsuits, and represented whistleblowers in a variety of administrative and judicial proceedings.
Peter also determined to become an
lawyer. He became one of the
prolific litigators of citizen suits under the Clean Water
Atlantic States Legal Foundation and
Peter has been noted for his ability to
complex situations, including cases that involve an
extensive body of
material, and to apply the relevant law.
example, he brought challenges to the deregulation of
Peter's clients have included his home community of Clarksville in a successful effort to stop the United States Postal Service from closing the local post office, municipalities that are seeking to become "green" cities, community groups seeking to stop ill-considered development, the civil servant fired for criticizing the County Executive, honest police officers whose lives were threatened by a corrupt PBA, a female police Lieutenant seeking to smash the blue glass ceiling of a large urban police department, unions trying to organize union-busting companies, whistleblowers seeking to expose government fraud, and victims of environmental outrage anywhere in the world, as well as many people and groups who have been mistreated by arbitrary governmental actions, or oppressed by corporate greed and arrogance.