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Peter Gregory Hatfield


Peter focuses on the firm’s litigation practice.

Peter is honored to become a life member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum by the Top Trial Lawyers in America, where membership is only offered to those attorneys who have obtained 7 figure settlements or verdicts. He has been named a 12-time “Rising Star” by Super Lawyer in Maryland and the District, a Top 100 Plaintiff’s lawyer by The National Trial Lawyers and has previously been named “Top 10 Under 40” lawyer in Maryland. His total recoveries on behalf of his clients total in the tens of millions and he has taken over 150 trials to verdict.

Peter has a particular interest in representing injured children, surgical clients and those diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries. He welcomes clients from all walks of life and believes that every client deserves to have their story told and listened to. Peter enjoys fighting for the “underdog” instead of the business is business insurance company. Notably, Peter once represented a Siberian Husky who was injured by someone else while working as a service dog. Thankfully, his client made a beautiful recovery.

Peter lives in a full house with his wife, three young children and three dogs. He enjoys time with his family and is an active member of a USAC cycling team hailing from Baltimore City.

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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