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Moffatt Thomas Welcomes Attorney Peter E. Thomas

peter-thomas-websize-close-to-425-x-282Moffatt Thomas is pleased to announce that attorney Peter E. Thomas has joined the firm. Working from the Moffatt Thomas offices in Boise Idaho, Peter Thomas will focus his practice in the areas of commercial litigation; government, regulatory and administrative affairs; real estate and land use; estate planning; tax law; and workers’ compensation.

Prior to joining Moffatt Thomas, Peter was a founding partner of a private legal/lobbyist firm where he represented individuals and entities in commercial litigation and administrative proceedings, as well as in matters concerning property rights, contract formation and review, business form drafting, entity formation and estate planning.

Peter earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Idaho College of Law, and graduated from Boise State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with an emphasis in American Government and Political Policy.

Prior to graduating from law school, Peter served as a Limited License Attorney/Intern for the Canyon County Prosecutor’s Office. As an undergrad he served as an Intern for the Idaho Senate, working for the Judiciary and Rules Committee and the Local Government and Taxation Committee during the 2011 legislative session.

During his final year of law school he served as a Limited Licensed Attorney for the University of Idaho College of Law’s Low Income Taxpayer Clinic. At that position he addressed income tax controversies for low income individuals, including litigation of tax cases against the IRS in U.S. Tax Court, and drafted offers in compromise, audit reconsiderations, earned income tax credit, and schedule C business expenses.

During his college years Peter was a member of a vocal jazz group at Boise State University. Today he continues his interest in music by playing keyboards, bass and guitar in pickup bands with friends.

Moffatt Thomas has been providing legal services to the Intermountain West and Pacific Northwest since 1954.  The firm serves clients in the full spectrum of business, litigation and regulatory areas.  With Idaho offices in Boise, Idaho Falls and Pocatello, the firm is strategically situated for direct contact with the governor’s office, the legislature, federal and state administrative agencies, area businesses, and national and international corporations engaged in business throughout the region.  Since its inception over 60 years ago, its current and former lawyers have achieved the highest leadership positions in national, state and local legal and civic organizations.

Leading Idaho Law.  Moffatt Thomas leads the field in litigation, business, banking, insurance, agriculture, employment law and more by bringing together many of the top legal minds across Idaho.  More information is available at www.moffatt.com.