Mr. Peter U. Kanipe


Peter U. Kanipe focuses his practice on closing transactions and solving issues for clients in the areas of commercial real estate, development and local government matters. He is well know for his responsiveness to his clients in these stressful situations. He has represented the City of Asheville in the acquisition of multiple properties and sidewalk easements and helped banks with rectifying real property title issues. As a native of Asheville, Peter is able to assist out of town developers with issues that are unique to the community. He is a member of the firm’s Real Property and Development team. Peter came to the firm with an extensive background in collaborating with developers, various regional and national banks, and local cities and counties in Western North Carolina.

Member Bar Number: 28606

Practice Areas

Government Law, Property and Real Estate Law

States Licensed


U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina (2003)


Contact Information

McGuire Wood & Bissette Law Firm | Email:   | Phone: 828-254-8800