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Peter M. Dreyer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Stamford, CT

Silver Golub & Teitell LLP
1 Landmark Square, 15th Floor
Stamford, CT 06901
Phone: 203-325-4491
Fax: 203-325-3769
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2010
Licensed in Connecticut Since: 1996
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Peter M. Dreyer has devoted his legal practice to civil litigation in areas including medical malpractice, serious personal injury and product liability.  Since joining the firm in 2001, Peter has achieved successful results for many clients and has enabled them to collectively recover more than $150 million.

His experience includes the representation of numerous families who have lost loved ones in fires, drowning incidents, motor vehicle collisions and as a result of medical malpractice.

During the last few years, Peter has won a $5 million jury verdict on behalf of a wife and her husband in a medical malpractice case; settled medical malpractice cases for $8.4 million, $7.25 million, $7 million, $6.5 million and $5 million; recovered $10.4 million for a brain-injured drowning victim; and achieved a settlement of $11.85 million for a catastrophically injured person struck by a motor vehicle.

In 2012, Peter appeared before the Connecticut Supreme Court and successfully argued Downs v. Trias et al. (Decision News Report).  Peter is listed in Best Lawyers in America* and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer by New England Super Lawyers* Magazine and Connecticut Magazine every year since 2009.  Peter is also rated "AV Preeminent," the highest possible peer rating, by Martindale-Hubbell.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 30%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

Selections

12 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2009 - 2010

About Peter M. Dreyer

First Admitted: 1996, Connecticut

Professional Webpage: https://www.sgtlaw.com/attorney/peter-m-dreyer/

Honors/Awards

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2009-2010, as recognized by New England Super Lawyers* Magazine and Connecticut Magazine
  • Avvo Rating of 10/10 (Superb), Avvo.com
  • Super Lawyers (Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury – General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury – Products: Plaintiff), as recognized by New England Super Lawyers Magazine and Connecticut Magazine, 2011-Present
  • Named, Connecticut Law Tribune Personal Injury Hall of Fame, $10+ Million Advocates Honorable Mention
  • Rated AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings, highest possible rating of legal abilities and ethical standards
  • Named, Connecticut Law Tribune Personal Injury Hall of Fame, Winner: Product Liability Category

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • “Hidden Danger — Pool Entrapment,” 67th Annual Melvin M. Belli Society Seminar (Baltimore, MD), July 2014
  • “Premortem Pain and Suffering in Drowning Cases,” 65th Annual Melvin M. Belli Society Seminar (Chicago, IL), July, 2012
  • “Internet Research for Jury Analysis and Background,” Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, April, 2012
  • “Plaintiff Strategies for the ‘Definite Trial’ Case,” Fairfield County Bar Association, September, 2010
  • “Effective Use of Internet Jury Research,” Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (Orange, CT), March, 2015

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Settlement of $11.85 million for a catastrophically injured person struck by a motor vehicle
  • $5 million jury verdict on behalf of a wife and her husband in a medical malpractice case
  • Recovered $10.4 million for a brain-injured drowning victim
  • Settled wrongful death cases for $5 million, $4.25 million and $2.25 million

Educational Background

  • Lehigh University

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New York, 1997
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (Member: Board of Governors, Medical Malpractice Committee, Products Liability Committee, Membership Committee)
  • Melvin M. Belli Society, Fellow
  • Connecticut, 1996
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • American Association of Justice (Member: Professional Negligence Section, Products Liability Section, Medical Negligence Information Exchange Group, Birth Trauma Litigation Group)
  • New York State Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • Committee on Court Recording Monitors and Court Reporters, Member 2010-2011
  • Fairfield County Bar Association (Member: Board of Governors)
  • Connecticut Bar Association
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Office Location for Peter M. Dreyer

1 Landmark Square
15th Floor
Stamford, CT 06901

Phone: 203-325-4491

Fax: 203-325-3769

Last Updated: 6/3/2022

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