Peter D. Schneider is a supervising attorney at Community Legal Services Inc., in Philadelphia. Since 2003, he has been a member of the CLS Homeownership and Consumer Rights Unit, where he presents low-income homeowners and consumers, primarily defending them against mortgage foreclosure.
Mr. Schneider was a supervising attorney in the CLS Family Advocacy Unit, where he represented parents who were involved in the child welfare system, and in the CLS Housing Unit, where he represented public housing tenants and tenant organizations. He spent a brief period in academia, serving in 1996-97 as Assistant Director of the Career Planning and Placement Office of the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He is an active member of the Philadelphia Bar Association and the National Lawyers Guild.
Mr. Schneider graduated from Columbia Law School in 1983 and Columbia College in 1977.