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Peter E. Krebs

Partner, Corporate Practice Co-Administrator
1000 Jackson Street
Toledo, OH 43604


Denise Busch

Clients across multiple industries turn to Peter to coordinate and guide them through their complex business transactions. Both public and private companies value his quick assessment of business transactions and their implications to clients, as well as his detail-oriented and creative problem-solving approach to issues that arise during the course of such transactions. Peter has represented companies acting as acquirers or sellers in:

  • Mergers
  • Stock and asset acquisitions
  • Divestitures
  • Restructurings
  • Joint ventures
  • Other strategic alliances

He focuses his practice on business representation and counseling with respect to mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and other general corporate matters, including franchising, joint ventures, financing transactions, and negotiation and drafting of complex commercial contracts. 

Prior to his association with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, Peter practiced for seven years with the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. Before attending law school, Peter worked for more than five years in the audit and assurance services group of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP in Chicago, where he performed financial statement audits for a diverse client base.

Peter enjoys spending time outside the office with family, playing golf, and watching his children’s sporting events.

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • The Victory Center, President
  • Sylvania Country Club, Board Member

Alternate biographies




  • J.D., The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, 2003
  • B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1995

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Ohio, 2011
  • Illinois, 2003
  • United States District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2003