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Peter E. Hansen

Peter E. Hansen

Saint Charles, Illinois

Peter E. Hansen is an associate attorney in Wessels Sherman's St. Charles, Illinois office, where he focuses his practice on health care benefits and general employment law.  Peter is also very familiar with the Affordable Care Act, and has worked closely with employers of all sizes to review obligations and ensure compliance with the Act.

Peter is a graduate of Marquette University Law School, where he served on the board of the Marquette Employment Law Society, performed a legal internship at the EEOC, and worked as a clerk for an employment law firm.  Prior to law school, Peter graduated magna cum laude from Northern Illinois University and worked in the private sector for a human resources firm.

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 2011
  • Illinois, 2016


  • Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • Juris Doctor - May, 2011
  • Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois
    • B.A. magna cum laude - December, 2006


  • Preparing for the Employer Shared Responsibility Mandate
  • Everything Small Employers Need to Know About the ACA (a/k/a ObamaCare): How to Protect Your Business in 2014
  • ObamaCare: Preparing to Play or Pay
  • What the OFCCP's Proposed New Rules Mean for Affirmative Action Plans in 2012
  • The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Preparing for the aftermath of National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius
  • Preparing for the Affordable Care Act Reality

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Wisconsin Bar Association