Peter Zahn is a business attorney and owner of Counsel Direct Law Offices, a full service San Diego business law firm that provides assistance with business agreements and transactions, clean tech and renewable energy matters, intellectual property and employment, corporate structure and financing, and real estate matters.
Peter brings a wealth of business experience to the U.S. Green Chamber, having served as Chief Executive for three companies, and as co-founder and legal adviser for several start-ups. In addition, he has held executive and Board of Director positions with companies located in the USA, Germany, Japan, Korea and Brazil. He particularly enjoys negotiating agreements that enable businesses to take advantage of growth opportunities — such as those common in the green business space.
“The Green Chamber is helping businesses and individuals take advantage of the exploding Green economy,” says Peter. “This is an exciting time — the green business sector is like the Wild West right now. We’re providing a way by which our members can learn about and seize new opportunities.”
Peter is a member of the Bar of California, New York, and New Jersey, as well as the American and San Diego Bar Associations. Additionally, Peter is past Chairman of the San Diego Council of TechAmerica (the former American Electronics Association (AEA) and Member of TechAmerica’s National Board of Directors, where he served on their Small Business Committee. He served also on the Boards of the American Lung Association of California and the American Lung Association of San Diego and Imperial Counties. He has held officer and director positions with the Solana Beach Chamber of Commerce since 2007, and is a director of The Justin Zahn Foundation for Pediatric Cancer Research.