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Fountain, Peter
Direct Tel: +1 212 849 7187
New York
Tel: +1 212 849 7000 Fax: +1 212 849 7100

Peter Fountain is an associate in Quinn Emanuel’s New York office.  Peter’s practice focuses on complex commercial disputes and government investigations.

Prior to joining the firm in 2020, Peter was a law clerk to the Honorable Dora L. Irizarry, then-Chief United States District Court Judge for the Eastern District of New York.  Before his clerkship, he was a litigation associate at a law firm in New York.


  • Columbia Law School
    (J.D., 2015)
    • James Kent Scholar
    • Columbia Journal of Environmental Law
      • Executive Editor
    • Harlan Fiske Stone Moot Court Competition:
      • Finalist
  • State University of New York at Binghamton
    (B.A., Environmental Studies, summa cum laude, 2011)
    • Phi Beta Kappa
  • The State Bar of New York
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Dora L. Irizarry:
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2019-2020