Michael Peterson

General Counsel

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate legal issues
  • In-house counsel

Michael Peterson joined our company in July 2018 as General Counsel.

Prior to joining SEI, Peterson was a partner in the Global Corporate Group at Reed Smith, where he advised public and private companies on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, financing transactions, and obligations under and compliant with securities laws. He previously spent more than 20 years at Morgan Lewis, where he led the Corporate and Transactions Group in Philadelphia. 

Peterson received his Juris Doctorate from Hofstra University School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts in European History from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a trustee of the Mills Foundation, a philanthropic foundation that supports children's health, education, and conservation activities around the world. 

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