Peter Thomas is a Principal in the Washington, D.C. law firm, Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, P.C. Since 1991, Peter has had a federal law and legislative practice in the areas of healthcare and disability policy, Medicare coverage, medical rehabilitation, devices and research, appropriations, and community services and supports.
Peter served on the President’s Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Health Care Industry, the National Quality Forum, and the advisory boards of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the NIH’s National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research (NCMRR). He is also a Co-Principal Investigator on a research project funded by the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). In addition to serving on the InnovAge board of directors, Peter has also served on a number of other nonprofit boards, including the Center for International Rehabilitation/Physicians Against Land Mines, the Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, The Viscardi Center, and the American Trauma Society.
Peter has personal experience with disability and is a co-author of The Americans with Disabilities Act: A Guidebook for Management and People with Disabilities (1993).
He has a B.A. from Boston College and a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.