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For over 30 years, I have worked exclusively on dealer issues at both the state and federal level.  This includes working with such state agencies as the Vehicle Dealer Board, Office of Attorney General, Departments of Transportation, Banking, Revenue, and Environmental Protection, and State Police.

I have also represented dealers’ interests on various statewide boards and commissions, as well as assisting in numerous redrafts the Board of Vehicles Act, which helps protect dealers’ franchise rights.

My dealer legal experience includes:

​10 years in private practice with McNees Wallace and Nurick LLC as a general counsel to numerous dealers, and assisting dealers in manufacturer, governmental, and customer issues.


PAA General Counsel/Vice President, Legal and Regulatory Affairs for 15 years, representing the dealer industry with state and federal agencies, and assisting with drafting franchise law protections, compliance materials and programs.


Prior to joining PAA, I was Board Counsel to the PA State Board of Vehicle Dealers, Manufacturers and Salespersons for 3 years.

I am available to assist dealerships and industry colleagues across Pennsylvania with the wide range of dealer legal services. To demonstrate my passion to serve the dealer industry, my extensive dealer legal knowledge and experience come with a competitive rate.


I am available to start supporting you with an initial consultation, and am looking forward to assisting you with these various dealer legal issues, as outlined below.

About Peter Bauer Dealer Law

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