Peter Burrell

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Peter Burrell, JD

Assistant Professor - Educator, Department of Accounting

06 Carl H. Lindner Hall


Peter Burrell has been a lawyer with a broad-ranging litigation and corporate practice for almost 30 years. For more than 20 years, he has taught business law and business ethics at the University of Cincinnati. Since January 2013, he has been an Assistant Professor-Educator of Accounting, teaching graduate and undergraduate level classes on business law, entrepreneurship and business ethics at the Carl H. Lindner College of Business. A 1981 cum laude graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University, Peter received his J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 1984. His first law job was in Portland, Oregon where he worked for Perkins Coie, the largest law firm in the Pacific Northwest. He moved back to his native Cincinnati in 1990. After practicing with several downtown Cincinnati firms, he (along with four of his colleagues) helped to found a new law firm, Pinales, Stachler, Young, Burrell & Crouse in early 2013. Peter has also published articles and presented seminars on a wide variety of topics, including non-competition agreements and other restrictive covenants, investigation of sexual harassment claims, employment handbooks, and negotiation of severance agreements and executive employment agreements. Every year since 2007, Peter has been named a “Super Lawyer” by Ohio Lawyer magazine.

Research Interest

restrictive covenants in the employment setting


Institution:Pinales, Stachler, Young, Burrell & Crouse

Title: Partner

Institution:Pinales, Stachler, Young, Burrell & Crouse

Title: Partner

Awards | Honors

Organization: Super Lawyer®, a Thompson Reuters business.

Name: Ohio Super Lawyer® 2007-2015

Organization: Super Lawyer®, a Thompson Reuters business.

Name: Ohio Super Lawyer® 2007-2015

Year Received: 2015

Name: Nominated for the Michael L. Dean EXCEL Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Year Received: 2014

Name: Phi Beta Kappa

Year Received: 1981


Institution: Notre Dame

Major: LAW

Completed: 1984

Degree: JD

Institution: Ohio Wesleyan University

Location: Delaware, Ohio

Major: History

Completed: 1981

Degree: BA


Title: Negotiating Executive Separation Agreements

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Year: 2012

Title: Employee Handbooks

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Year: 2011

Title: Investigating Employee Complaints

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Title: What Business Owners and HR Professionals Need to Know About Non-Competes, Non-Solicits and Other Restrictive Covenants

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Year: 2009