Bio: Peter Carter, E.V.P. and Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary

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Peter Carter has served as Delta’s Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary since July 2015. As Chief Legal Officer, Peter oversees Delta’s legal and government affairs worldwide.

Before joining Delta, Peter was a partner at the international law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP, where he chaired the firm’s Policy Committee and the Securities Litigation and Enforcement practice group.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and has been recognized by numerous organizations and publications including being named one of the Best Lawyers in America for Bet-the-Company and Commercial Litigation, one of "America's Leading Business Lawyers" by Chambers USA, and Antitrust Lawyer of the year in 2013 by Best Lawyers in America.

Before joining Dorsey, Peter clerked for Judge James B. Loken at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.  Peter serves as a member of the Boards of the Alliance Theater and the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, and was recently appointed to serve on Gov. Nathan Deal’s Judicial Selection Task Force.