Inaugural Matheson Lecture in Corporate Governance 

Navigating Uncharted Skies: Corporate Leadership in a Time of Crisis
October 18, 2021, 4:00 to 6:00 pm
Walter F. Mondale Hall
Room 25

University of Minnesota Law School
229 19th Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Join Minnesota Law for our first-ever Matheson Lecture in Corporate Governance. A brand new lecture series created with a gift from Dean ’08 and Diana Matheson to honor Dean’s father and Minnesota Law professor John Matheson and to highlight the valuable work being done within the Corporate Institute. Learn more about the Corporate Institute.

About our Speaker: 

Peter Carter has served as Delta’s Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary since July of 2015. As Chief Legal Officer, Peter oversees Delta’s legal, regulatory, compliance, government affairs and corporate strategy groups worldwide and serves on the Delta Leadership Committee.

Peter has focused on protecting Delta’s freedom to operate through advocating for fair and open skies, pro-consumer international joint ventures and smart regulation. He regularly engages with government stakeholders on aviation policy matters in the U.S., Mexico, Korea, U.K., China, and the E.U. on matters relating to competition policy, alliances, privacy and compliance.

Before joining Delta, Peter was a partner at the international law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP, where he chaired the firm’s Policy Committee and the Securities Litigation and Enforcement practice group. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and has been recognized by numerous organizations and publications including being honored with a Burton Award for public interest, and being named one of the Best Lawyers in America for Bet-the-Company and Commercial Litigation, one of "America's Leading Business Lawyers" by Chambers USA, and Antitrust Lawyer of the year in 2013 by Best Lawyers in America.

Before joining Dorsey, Peter clerked for Judge James B. Loken at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.

Peter serves as a member of the Boards; Delta Air Lines Foundation, the Chick-fil-A Foundation, The United Way of Greater Atlanta, and the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. He was also appointed by Governor Nathan Deal to serve on the State of Georgia Judicial Selection Commission.

CLE Credits
1 standard CLE credit has been requested. Event code: #417132

A brief reception will follow the lecture in Auerbach Commons. 

Accessibility Information

If you are unable to attend the in-person lecture, a video recording will be available and linked from this event page following the event. 

COVID-19: Masks are required of all event attendees and participants when inside University buildings. They can be removed when eating or drinking only. Minnesota Law will continue to follow current University of Minnesota, MN Department of Health, and CDC guidelines for in-person events and will inform all registered attendees if event plans change. 

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