Phil Peter

Phil Peter is Senior Vice President of Ridge Global and offers clients years of top-level experience in business, legal and government relations.

For 20 years, Mr. Peter headed Reed Smith’s Government Relations Group and his practice focused on handling legislative and regulatory matters before Congress, the Executive Branch of the federal government and Administrative Agencies. Prior to joining Reed Smith, Mr. Peter served as Vice President of Corporate Government Relations for General Electric Company in Washington, D.C. He has held numerous leadership roles in Washington, D.C., including: Vice President of the Federal City Council; Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the National Bank of Washington; Board of Trustees of Howard University; Board of Directors of the Economic Club of Washington; President and Board of Directors and Honoree of Tudor Place National Historic Trust Property; Chairman and Board of Directors of Bryce Harlow Foundation; Chairman NAM Washington Representative Advisory Committee; Chairman Brookings Institution Washington Representative Advisory Committee; Vice-Chairman of Institute for Research On The Economics of Taxation; President and Board of Directors of the Carlton Club; Board of Governors of Business-Government Relations Council and more.

Mr. Peter graduated with a BA from the University of Virginia. He received his J.D. from the University of Virginia Law School.