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Peter C. Harrar
Partner, New York

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Peter Harrar is a senior partner of Wolf Haldenstein and is a member of the firm’s management committee.  Mr. Harrar has extensive experience in complex class actions representing clients including institutional investors such as public and labor pension funds, labor health and welfare benefit funds, and private institutional investors who suffered losses due to corporate wrongdoing. He has been part of the Firm’s team that recovered over $7 billion for investors.  Mr. Harrar is a senior member of the Firm’s Investor Protection and Business Practice litigation groups.

Mr. Harrar joined Wolf Haldenstein as an associate in 1984 and became a partner in 1992.


  • Represented investment funds, hedge funds, insurance companies and other institutional investors in a variety of individual actions, class actions and disputes involving mortgage-backed securities and derivative instruments.
  • Served as lead or co-lead counsel in numerous securities class and derivative actions throughout the country, recovering hundreds of millions of dollars on behalf of aggrieved investors and on behalf of the shareholders of companies such as AIG and Bank of America.
  • Represented investors in federal fraud cases concerning private placements of securitized loan pools and mispricing of swaptions.


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