Peter J. De Luca is Special Counsel to Kaye Scholer and a member of the firm's Corporate Department.
In 1989, he retired as
Senior Vice President and General Counsel and member of the Board of
General Foods Corporation. Prior to that, he held the same positions at
PepsiCo, Inc. He is a frequent speaker throughout the country on
corporate law department organization, relationships between inside
and outside counsel, duties and responsibilities of officers and
directors, and on legal ethics and professional responsibility.
He is currently Chairman of the Board of Burke Rehabilitation Hospital
and Chairman of Weill Cornell Medical Center's Departmental Associates.
He is also a director of numerous not-for-profit organizations,
including the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, the Better Business Bureau of
Metropolitan New York, and the Advisory Board of Cornell-New York
New York Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1953
Southern District Federal Court
Eastern District Federal Court
Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Special Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse)
New York State Bar Association (House of Delegates, Committee on Corporate Counsel)
American Bar Association (Section on Antitrust Law)
Chairman, Burke Foundation
Member, Departmental Disciplinary Committee, First Judicial Department, Supreme Court Appellate Division
Special Master to Appellate Division, First Judicial Department
Special Commission (New York State Court of Appeals) on Alcohol and Drug Abuse in the Profession