Peter M. Potente Attorney at Law
Pete has served as POTENTE’S CEO and Managing Attorney for the past 10 years. Pete loves working with the creative team at POTENTE and is grateful for the team of professionals who have spent the majority of their working careers together as a unit.
Advising businesses and individuals throughout California and internationally, Pete’s primary practice areas include corporate general counsel, business succession and estate planning, entertainment law, real estate, finance, and mergers and acquisitions. Pete splits his time between Los Angeles, San Diego, and Palm Springs, managing a diverse client portfolio in industries such as biotech/medical device, entertainment, food and beverage/hospitality, real estate development, cannabis regulation, and franchisor/retail development.
In his spare time, Pete’s other passions include attending live music events, running, hiking, and being outside as much as possible. Additionally, Pete loves to cook on the weekend and bartend for friends and family who enjoy strong and creative cocktails.
Pete is a graduate of The Ohio State University, having majored in Finance and minoring in Spanish. Following undergrad, Pete obtained his law degree from California Western School of Law in San Diego.