Peter Griffith joined the General Counsel’s office in December 2018. In August, 2020, Peter transitioned to the role of Director of Special Projects supporting Research Administration at the University of Kansas Medical Center after serving since 2011 as Corporate Counsel and Director of the Research Contracts Office for the University of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute, Inc. Peter holds B.G.S. and J.D. degrees from the University of Kansas, where he served on the Law Review. Following law school, Peter practiced business, health compliance and trade regulation law as an associate attorney for the Kansas City law firm, Siegfried Bingham. Before joining the University of Kansas, he continued to focus on business contract law and regulatory compliance as an attorney for a national transportation contractor and an international commercial insurance company. He is admitted to the bars of Kansas and Missouri.