Peter B. Kupelian is a business and commercial litigator with extensive experience representing companies in multiple industries. He regularly represents businesses in high stakes disputes including counseling and defending class actions and other multiple party and complex matters.
Peter also specializes in employment, insurance coverage and shareholder disputes. He defends and counsels companies in a wide variety of employment-related matters, including disputes over breach of agreements and wrongful discharge, discrimination and compliance with various federal and state statutes (e.g., ADA) as well as the proliferating area of legal disputes over restrictive covenants and non-compete agreements.
He also counsels clients on day-to-day employment issues, including drafting and interpreting employment manuals and contracts. He has particular experience with executive employment agreements and the specific standards and requirements of such agreements.
He also conducts investigations for companies involving employment issues or potential violations of internal policies or federal and state statutes governing the conduct of individuals.
Peter has successfully represented insurers on a broad range of coverage issues and has participated in ground breaking federal and state court decisions upholding the rights of insurance companies.
He has represented insurers in mass tort coverage litigation, environmental matters, policy rescission actions in a variety of contexts (including life insurance) and matters involving complex disputes between excess and primary insurers.
In the medical and health care arena, Peter has substantial experience representing medical practices, physicians and health care providers on their unique issues. He regularly counsels individuals and entities in the health care industry on business, regulatory and employment issues.
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