Peter Kiernan

Peter Kiernan

Peter J. Kiernan, Esq. is Of Counsel to the national law firm of Schiff Hardin LLP, specializing in Public Law. Mr. Kiernan served as Counsel to the Governor of New York State from 2008 � 2010 when the State was gripped with an unprecedented revenue crisis. Since 2011 Mr. Kiernan has been Chair of the New York State Law Revision Commission. Previously, Mr. Kiernan was Counsel to the Deputy Mayor for Finance during New York City�s infamous Fiscal Crisis of the mid 1970�s.Mr. Kiernan is Counsel to the Task Force on the State Fiscal Crisis chaired by former Federal Reserve Chair Paul Volcker and former Lieutenant Governor Richard Ravitch. He has co-authored several Task Force reports on the Public Pension Funding Crisis.