Cherie L. Peterson is the litigation coordinator for the firm's Accidents and Personal Injury, Mesothelioma and Asbestos, and Workers’ Compensation Practice Areas, responsible for the administrative aspects of those areas of the firm. She also chairs the firm’s Client Services Committee, which coordinates the efforts of the Labor and Employment, Accidents and Personal Injury, and Workers’ Compensation Practice Areas to best serve clients' needs. In her 25 years as an attorney with the firm, Ms. Peterson has concentrated her legal practice in the personal injury, asbestos litigation, constitutional law, and criminal defense areas.


Bar & Court Admissions

  • State of New York, 1985
  • United States District Court for the Western District of New York, 1985



  • State University of New York at Buffalo, J.D., 1984
  • University of North Dakota, B.S., summa cum laude, 1981


Professional Activities

  • Member, Bar Association of Erie County
  • Member, New York State Bar Association



AV Rated by Martindale-Hubell
AV Peer Review Rating, signifying the highest recognition in legal ability and professional ethics

Super Lawyers
Named to Upstate New York Super Lawyers since 2014 for Personal Injury Plaintiff

Who's who

Who's Who in Law
Named to Business First/Buffalo Law Journal's final 2012 issue of "Who's Who in Law" for Personal Injury