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Peter Gregory Hatfield


Peter Hatfield was raised in Columbia, Maryland. He is a graduate of Mount Saint Joseph High School in Baltimore, Maryland. Upon graduation from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Mr. Hatfield sat for the Maryland bar examination and joined McGowan and Cecil, LLC.

Peter recently made a recovery for $1,100,000.00 for a client who was catastrophically injured in a McDonald’s restaurant due to dangerous shortcuts being taken concerning building construction. Peter has advocated for well over a thousand personal injury victims, handling a wide range of automobile, motorcycle, dog bite, and slip and fall claims. Peter has successfully recovered compensation for his clients from numerous large corporations and their commercial insurance companies including Dominos, Target, Sears, 7-Eleven, Shoppers Food, Walmart. Peter has handled claims and cases against several local governmental entities and every major consumer and commercial auto insurance company.

Peter lives in Howard County with his wife, three young children and two dogs, Rosie and Chewy. He enjoys time with his family, competitive cycling, football, and soccer. Peter played soccer through the club level at Towson University and is an assistant coach of his son’s youth soccer team.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 2012
  • District of Columbia, 2015
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 2014
  • Virginia, 2021

  • Maryland State Bar Association, Member, 2012 - Present
  • Maryland Association for Justice, Member, 2012 - Present
    Maryland Association for Justice, Member, 2012 - Present
  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys, Member, 2020-Present
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 2015-Present
    American Association for Justice, Member, 2015-Present
  • Law Clerk Scarlett & Croll 2006 - 2009
  • Law Clerk Bentz Law Firm 2011 - 2012

  • B.S. in Political Science Towson University - University
    Towson , MD
  • J.D. University of Pittsburgh School of Law - Graduate School
    Pittsburgh , PA 2012
Why McGowan & Cecil, LLC?
  • Our attorneys possess more than 120 years of collective legal experience.
  • We return calls! Our goal is to provide "Platinum Concierge Service."
  • Every case will be assigned at least one attorney and one paralegal.
  • We’ve won financial compensation in excess of $1 million on a multitude of cases.
  • We handle PIP & property damage issues at no additional fee.
  • We’ve represented thousands of injured clients over three decades.
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