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Peter Hatfield was born in Maryland and raised in Columbia, Maryland. He is a graduate of Mount Saint Joseph High School in Baltimore, Maryland. Upon graduation from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 2012, Mr. Hatfield sat for the Maryland bar examination and joined McGowan and Cecil, LLC.

Prior to joining McGowan & Cecil, LLC, Mr. Hatfield was a law clerk with a Baltimore law firm, a certified legal intern for Neighborhood Legal Services, a certified legal intern for Southwestern Legal Services, and a summer associate with law firms in Pittsburgh, PA and Baltimore, MD.


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 100%

Attorney endorsements

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  • Divya Potdar

    I've known Peter for a long time. He has always been a hardworking student, and now a diligent attorney, striving to give his clients the best legal representation. Peter is very involved in the legal community and I endorse his legal services.


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  • Joseph Barrett Mathis

    Pete is an excellent attorney who works hard for his clients and has a good working knowledge of the law, as well as exceptional character.


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Contact info

McGowan & Cecil, LLC 3rd Fl
319 Main Street
Laurel, MD, 20707


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyers Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2017
Top 10 Maryland Personal Injury Attorney Under 40National Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyMcGowan & Cecil, LLC2012 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association for JusticeMember2015 - Present
Maryland Association for JusticeMember2012 - Present
Howard County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Maryland Association for Justice, Auto Negligence SectionMember2012 - Present
Maryland State Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionMember2010 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Mount Saint Joseph High School Alumni AssociationMember2004 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pittsburgh School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2012
Towson UniversityPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A