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Peter H. Kaminer, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution, Litigation.


Kaminer, Peter H. was born on May 4, 1915 in Berlin. Son of Singapore and Lucy Kaminer.


Student, University Berlin, 1934. Student, University Leipzig, 1935. Dr.Jur., Basle University, 1936.

Juris Doctor, Yale University, 1939.


Law clerk, Office Price Administration, Washinton, 1942-1943;associate, Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam & Roberts, New York City, 1940-1942, 43-44, 45-48;partner, Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam & Roberts, 1948-1988;senior counsel, Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam & Roberts, 1988-1998. Associate General Counsel' General’ s Office General Motors, New York City, 1944-1945. Visiting lecturer Yale U.Law School, New Haven, 1974-1981.

Guest professor of University Munich, 1986, 91-98, Max Planck Institute, 1994, 96-98. Vice chairman character and fitness committee Appellate division Supreme Court State of New York, 1977-1998. Special master, 1983-1998.

Presdl appointee, counciliator International Center for Settlement Investment Disputes, 1980-1986.


  • Bar: New York 1943, District of Columbia 1979.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Yale Law Jour, 1939.


Member American Law Institute (advisory Restatement Conflict of Laws 1954-1981), Council Foreign Relations, American College Trial Lawyers, Association Bar City New York (executive committee 1958-1968, chairman grievance committee 1961-1964, vice president 1966-1968), International Bar Association, Union Internationale des Avocats, Century Association, Mory's Association, India House, Metropolitan Club.


Married Marie P. Scott, December 13, 1947. 1 son, Stevenson Scott.

Singapore Kaminer

Lucy Kaminer

Marie P. Scott