Today's SPIRE Working Board steers all our initiatives.
Selected from a pool of extremely well-qualified candidates, they enrich our offerings and community with their individual successes, diverse perspectives + exemplary skills. Combined, they epitomize the whole is greater than the sum of its parts as they navigate the opportunities and challenges in our industry today and set us up to be the innovators of tomorrow.
All hail from Stanford, and all bring an eagerness to contribute. We are grateful to have these leaders at the helm charting our course.
Name: Peter Griffin
Bio: Mr. Griffin helps clients obtain the results they desire - particularly when it seems unattainable. He represents clients in all aspects of litigation, from drafting and responding through trial/arbitration and post-trial practice. He provides counsel on disputes between partners, shareholders and corporate directors, employers and employees, commercial landlords and tenants, and buyers and sellers of real estate. A highly responsive advocate, he has second-chaired jury trials and argued before federal and state courts throughout California–recently obtaining a 12-0 jury verdict for a food manufacturer in an employment discrimination case. Peter was a football player at Stanford and had a successful career in technology working for a Silicon Valley software company prior to attending law school. He is an executive board member of the business law section of the John M. Langston Bar Association and is an active member of National Black Lawyers and the California Minority Counsel Program.