Since late 2004, Peter J. Beshar has served as the General Counsel of Marsh & McLennan Companies and was appointed an Executive Vice President of MMC in 2006. Prior to joining MMC, Peter was a litigation partner in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He previously served as Assistant Attorney General in charge of the New York State Attorney General’s Task Force on Illegal Guns and as Special Assistant to the Honorable Cyrus Vance in the peace negotiations over the former Yugoslavia. After graduating from Yale University and Harvard Law School, Peter clerked for the Honorable Vincent Broderick of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York.
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