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Peter J. McDougall President + Director


Office: 802.658.2311

Peter McDougall is a member of the Captive, Corporate and Insurance law teams. Pete’s practice includes advising clients in the captive insurance industry regarding regulatory compliance, entity structure, and corporate governance. Pete also assists captive insurance companies with contract negotiations, commutations, novations, loss portfolio transfers, redomestications, mergers, and dissolutions. Pete also assists clients seeking to write medical stop loss insurance through a captive.

As a member of PF+C’s business services group, Pete assists clients with general corporate matters. Additionally, Pete advises clients on issues involving various aspects of the financial services industry.

During law school, Pete served as a law clerk in the Vermont Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Administration (now known as the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation) and as a Law Clerk to Senator Patrick Leahy and the Democratic Staff of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee.

Pete is the President and Treasurer of PF+C and serves on its three-member Executive Committee.

Professional + Community

American Bar Association

Chittenden County Bar Association

Massachusetts Bar Association

Vermont Bar Association

Vermont Captive Insurance Association; Conference Committee Member 2009-present,  Conference Committee Chairperson 2015

Vermont Chamber of Commerce, Board Member, 2013 – Present

Champlain Community Services, Inc., Board Member 2007-2013, 2016 – present; President, 2009-2013; Vice President 2008-2009

Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce, Government Affairs Committee, 2011 –  2013

Leadership Champlain Alumni, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce

Penguin Plunge participant, 2007

Vermont Special Olympics Games, Volunteer, 1993 – 2001

Texas Bar Association


Chambers & Partners (USA), 2015-2017

Super Lawyers, New England Rising Star, 2013-2016, 2022

Vermont Business Magazine, Rising Star Award, 2010

Hobbies + Interests

Golf (Varsity Letter Winner on University of Vermont Golf Team, 1994 – 1998, Captain 1997 – 1998), Baseball, Hockey


“Captive Insurance Industry is a Significant Contributor to Vermont Economy,” Financial Centres International, 15, September 19, 2011