Biography

Peter Sachner is an experienced litigator who specializes in medical malpractice defense and hospital liability law, having dedicated his career to the representation of physicians, hospitals, and other health care professionals for over 25 years. In addition to maintaining a thriving litigation practice, Peter counsels clients on a variety of health care-related issues, including hospital risk management, patient care issues, peer review, and physician licensure issues, among others.

Peter has extensive jury, court trial and appellate experience, and has appeared before health care regulatory agencies and professional licensing boards. He is admitted to the Connecticut Superior Court, the District of Connecticut, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Peter is a member of the Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association and Defense Research Institute, and a past member of the Health Law Section of the American Bar Association and the Connecticut Society for Healthcare Risk Management. He has presented and authored material for National Business Institute’s continuing legal education seminars, including “Advanced Issues in Connecticut Medical Malpractice” and “Trying the Soft Tissue Injury Case in Connecticut.”

Peter received his undergraduate degree, with distinction, from Princeton University and his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Connecticut School of Law, where he was Articles and Book Review Editor of the Connecticut Law Review. He has been listed in Connecticut Super Lawyers® and has received the preeminent Martindale-Hubbel lawyer rating of “AV.”

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