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All About Music City Disability!

Attorney, Social Security Pete!

Disability lawyer

Peter Harris, aka Social Security Pete, is a former employee of the Social Security Administration with over 20 years experience. During his time with the Agency, Pete personally took and processed over 20,000 (estimated) disability and retirement claims.


Pete has extensive experience processing hearings and appeals, continuing disability reviews (CDR's) and processing and adjudicating requests to waive overpayments.  


In addition to Pete's extensive Social Security experience, Pete has an extensive knowledge of federal labor law. While serving as an elected official with American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) for the last 18 years, Pete has represented hundreds of employees in labor disputes across the country.


In this role, Pete has filed hundreds of Grievances, Unfair Labor Practice charges before the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA), EEOC complaints, and litigated numerous arbitrations. 

Pete also has an in-depth knowledge of bargaining and impasse proceedings before the Federal Service Impasses Panel.  Pete was the author of a global settlement agreement that resulted in the 2019 SSA/AFGE National Agreement that effects over 40,000 Social Security Employees.

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Pete's Stats!


  • J.D. Nashville School of Law

  • MBA University of Tennessee

  • BS Union University Finance/Economics

  • JAG Attorney 2LT TN State Guard


  • Nashville Bar Association

  • American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Council 220

  • Local 3438 AFGE SSA

  • Local 4156 AFGE SSA

  • Local 2505 AFGE SSA

  • Local 3184 AFGE SSA

  • Local 2014 AFGE SSA



  • TN State Council-AFGE

  • AL State Council-AFGE

Mission of  Music  City Disability!

The mission of Music City Disability is to represent our clients aggressively and honestly through quality counsel and advocacy. We will reach these goals through uncompromising dedication and ethical standards.


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