Cozen O’Connor: Swain, Peter E.

Peter E. Swain


Santa Monica

(310) 460-4468

(310) 594-3087

Peter represents entrepreneurs and private equity funds throughout the United States. His practice primarily involves business and commercial real estate transactions such as joint ventures, purchases, sales, financings, and workouts. In addition, Peter represents individuals and private entities with respect to entity formation, licensing, corporate governance, securities law matters, and other board and stockholder affairs. He also counsels issuers, investors, and lenders in connection with debt and equity private placements.

Peter received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and his law degree from the University of California Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall).



Cozen O’Connor Announces Hiring of Gilchrist & Rutter Attorneys

September 27, 2017

Cozen O’Connor is thrilled to announce that effective October 1, 2017, all of the lawyers from the Los Angeles real estate and commercial litigation boutique, Gilchrist & Rutter, will join the firm.


Eight Key Issues for Potential Opportunity Zone Investors [Wealth Management]

May 10, 2019

Paul Rutter and Peter Swain discuss factors that could impact investors interested in pursuing opportunity zone investments.


  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), J.D., 2000
  • Harvard University, A.B., 1997