Peter Cheun

Peter Cheun, Honor Scholar, Class of 2016

Honor Scholar

Class of 2016

Peter Cheun earned a B.A. in History, Political Science, and French, and a B.S. in Mathematics from Indiana University. Before law school, he worked in an immigration law firm developing ideas and skills on project and practice management in a legal environment while assisting his fellow new Americans in their journeys through the immigration process.

During his time at Chicago-Kent, Peter contributed to the law school community through his work as Vice President of the Moot Court Honor Society, Executive Articles Editor of the Law Review, and President of the American Constitution Society. He was also the Founder and President of the first law student division of the Federal Bar Association in the Chicago area. In the classroom, he was a Teaching Assistant for classes in Criminal Law, Torts, Property, and Legal Writing, as well as a Senior Research Assistant at the Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States. Finally, Peter served as an Extern for the Honorable James B. Zagel in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Since earning his J.D., Peter has been an Associate in the Litigation Group at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.