Peter Angelos is a graduate of Eastern College and the University of Baltimore Law School where he was valedictorian of his class. A practicing attorney in Maryland since 1961, he is the President and managing principal of the Law Offices of Peter G. Angelos, a Professional Corporation. He is admitted to practice law in Maryland, Tennessee, the District of Columbia and before the United States Tax Court, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Over the past 36 years, Peter Angelos has represented thousands of clients in products liability, personal injury, professional malpractice and other areas of complex civil litigation. He has also defended clients in significant criminal cases. Peter Angelos has achieved national recognition for his successful representation of clients as a plaintiffs' attorney.
Additionally, he has represented the Baltimore Building and Construction Trades Council, the Steelworkers' Union and presently represents the State of Maryland in their suit against the Tobacco Industry. Peter Angelos has served the community as a member o the Baltimore City Council. He presently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of Loyola College, Johns Hopkins University, Western Maryland College and the University of Baltimore were he also serves on the Advisory Board of the University of Baltimore School of Law. He also serves on the boards of the University of Maryland Foundation, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Saint Josephs Hospital and the Grant-A-Wish Foundation.
He has received Honorary Doctorate Degrees from Mount Saint Mary's College, Loyola College and the University of Baltimore. He is a member of the American Academy of Achievement, a member of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor Society and a recipient of the AFL-CIO Social Justice Award. He is also the Chairman of the Board and CEO of the Baltimore Orioles since 1993 when he restored the team to local ownership. Peter Angelos and his wife, Georgia, reside in Baltimore City with their two sons, John and Louis.