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Press Release: Peter F. Cifichiello Joins Bowditch’s Business and Finance Practice

Boston, Framingham and Worcester, MA – June 5, 2024 – Peter F. Cifichiello, a dynamic corporate lawyer, joined Bowditch & Dewey as a partner and will be based in the firm’s Boston office.

Cifichiello, who specializes in corporate transactions, advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, corporate structuring and financings. He is also well-versed in commercial transactions that involve licensing, shareholder rights, executive employment, and vendor and consumer services. Additionally, many clients call upon him to provide outside general counsel services both before and after transactions. He works with early-stage startups, small and mid-cap companies, professional service providers, and financial institutions.

“Peter will be an invaluable asset to Bowditch and our clients,” said Paul C. Bauer, Bowditch’s practice area leader for real estate, finance and corporate. “The depth and breadth of his experience really deepens our business group. We are thrilled to welcome him to the team.”

Cifichiello works closely with clients, not only managing deals from beginning to end but also helping firms before and after transactions. His hands-on approach enables companies to quickly adapt to rapidly changing markets.

Before his legal career, Cifichiello served as a Surface Warfare Officer in the Navy. He attained the rank of lieutenant commander and deployed twice, supporting both Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.

A graduate of Tulane University and Fordham University School of Law, Cifichiello is admitted to the bar in New York and New Jersey as well as Massachusetts. He was named to the New York list of Super Lawyers Rising Stars in both 2018 and 2019.

“I’m so excited to join the talented team of lawyers at Bowditch and I look forward to growing the business and finance practice,” Cifichiello said. “The clients I bring with me will benefit from the multi-practice capabilities at the firm.”


Bowditch is a highly regarded law firm handling sophisticated transactions, challenging litigation and complex regulatory issues for businesses, families and institutions throughout Massachusetts, the region and beyond.

With more than 70 lawyers seamlessly connected in three strategic Massachusetts offices – Boston, Framingham and Worcester – Bowditch is deep in the areas of business and finance, real estate and environmental, litigation, employment, family law, and estate and tax planning, delivering outstanding client satisfaction and quality legal services.


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