Peter Pitegoff

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Peter Pitegoff was the Dean at the University of Maine School of Law.[1] He assumed the post in 2005 and left on June 30, 2015; he was replaced by Danielle Conway.[2][3] He used to be Vice Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor at the University at Buffalo Law School, State University of New York, where he had been a law professor since 1988.

He has published widely on the subjects of community economic development, urban revitalization, corporate organization, and worker ownership of enterprise. Pitegoff has been a leader in university engagement beyond the academy, and founded a clinical legal education program in community development at SUNY-Buffalo which has served as a model for comparable programs at numerous law schools.

Prior to his academic career, he was legal counsel to the ICA Group in Boston, engaged nationally in economic and job development efforts with a focus on employee-owned businesses.

He grew up in Roslyn, New York, and graduated from Roslyn High School in 1971. He is a graduate of Brown University and the New York University School of Law, where he was a Root-Tilden Scholar.


  1. ^ "Peter Pitegoff, Dean & Professor". Retrieved September 20, 2014. 
  2. ^ "New Dean Hails Umaine Law School Law". Bangor Daily News. September 19, 2005. Retrieved December 30, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Conway New Dean".