Peter Sales is a partner on the Litigation team specializing in trial litigation and counseling. He concentrates his practice on complex commercial, environmental, and real estate litigation. Peter is a member of the firm’s Environmental/Real Estate Litigation team and heads the Commercial Landlord/Tenant Practice Group and Environmental/Real Estate Litigation team for the Nashville Office. He has frequently litigated real estate contracts, including disputes over easements, covenants, options, and complex commercial lease disputes.
Finally, Peter also has an active practice advising clients regarding environmental regulations, superfund litigation, environmental tort claims, remediation demands, and regularly handles condemnation cases. Because of this emphasis in his practice, he works very closely with the Real Estate Practice Group and advises firm clients regarding various litigation concerns with regard to the acquisition and leasing of real property.
In addition to his real estate litigation practice, he has an active government contract practice and regularly advises clients on disputes relating to government contracts and Freedom of Information Act requests. His government contracts experience includes representation of government contractors in a variety of industries in all aspects of the government-contracting process, including SBA certification, negotiation, award, performance, and termination. His practice is particularly focused on the litigation of contract claims and bid protests before federal, state and local agencies.
Lastly, Peter regularly handles various complex commercial litigation cases including covenants not to compete; securities (including class actions); options; antitrust and business torts, including claims such as civil conspiracy, fraud, unfair competition, tortuous interference, breach of fiduciary duty, trademark infringement and misappropriation of trade secrets.