Leading Trial Attorney


Peter Mazzeo is one of Nevada’s leading trial attorneys and has been recognized as a top-tier attorney by Nevada Business Magazine[1] and as one of Las Vegas’s TOP 100 LAWYERS OF THE YEAR by Readers Choice in MyVegas Magazine.[2] As a Legal Elite award-winner, Peter ranks among the top three percent of attorneys in Nevada. Peter has also favorably argued complex multiple issue appeals to the Nevada Supreme Court in Carson City, Nevada and has obtained multi-million dollar settlements, for clients even without a trial.


Education

Attorney, Peter Mazzeo, of Mazzeo Law, LLC earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut and obtained his Juris Doctorate from Brooklyn Law School in Brooklyn, New York.

Career

From 1990 to 1999, Peter practiced Criminal Defense in Nassau County Long Island New York and in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and New York City. In 1999, Peter transferred his extensive trial skills from criminal to civil when he became a Plaintiff’s personal injury attorney in New York City and Westchester County and handled all types of personal injury and products liability cases. In 2004, Peter moved from New York City to Las Vegas and continued his civil litigation practice in Nevada.

Peter was a leading partner and trial attorney at a large insurance defense firm in Las Vegas from 2005-2014. Since 2014, he has been the founder and operating partner of Mazzeo Law, LLC and has taken his knowledge of insurance defense tactics to represent personal injury victims in their claims.

Experience

Since becoming a licensed attorney in New York, Peter has developed exceptional trial skills in both criminal and civil litigation. He has had extensive litigation and trial experience working as a Criminal Defense Attorney for nine years in the five counties of New York City (The Bronx, Queens, Kings (Brooklyn), New York and Staten Island), Long Island and Westchester counties in New York State.

Throughout his career, Peter has gained extensive experience in the areas of personal injury litigation, medical malpractice, insurance defense, criminal defense, bad faith claims, and contract disputes. He has litigated numerous personal injury claims arising from dangerous products, premises liability, auto injuries, and vicious animal attacks.

Community

Peter is a designated speaker at CLE (Continuing Legal Education) programs for attorneys. He also regularly serves as a Presiding Judge for both law school and high school students in regional Mock Trial and Moot Court competitions.

Licensed

Peter Mazzeo is a personal injury trial attorney licensed in both Nevada and New York. He is a good standing member of the State Bar of Nevada, and the New York State Bar.


 


[1] Nevada Business Magazine. (June 3, 2013). Legal Elite 2013: Top Attorneys in Nevada. Nevada Business Magazine. Retrieved from http://www.nevadabusiness.com/2013/06/legal-elite-2013-top-attorneys-in-nevada/

[2] MyVegas Magazine – [MyVegas Magazine. (2016). Las Vegas’s TOP 100 LAWYERS OF THE YEAR. MyVegas Magazine, 34. Retrieved from http://www.myvegasmag.com/blogarticleBOSVIEWTop-100-Lawyers/