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5
Labor & Employment
3 Years Ranked

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Provided by Peter J. Woo

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Peter defends clients facing claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, contractual disputes and fraud, as well as professional liability claims such as directors and officers (D&O) insurance. He also defends clients against claims made under the Americans with Disabilities Act and equivalent state-based claims involving public accommodations. Peter also defends clients against wage and hour claims on an individual, class, and/or representative basis.

Peter also advises clients on issues such as risk-management, hiring and termination, workplace investigations, and drafting employee policies, and when faced with litigation, Peter helps his clients each step of the way. He facilitates sexual harassment training and develops materials for executives, managers, and employees under current California and federal law with emphasis on practical solutions.

Career

In his legal career, Peter worked at several insurance companies as a claims professional. He successfully handled complex coverage issues, managed litigation and supervised outside counsel on thousands of complex EPL, D&O, and E&O professional liability matters.

Personal

Outside of the office, Peter is active in the Los Angeles and Asian American legal and business communities, serving as general counsel for A-List Magazine, a nonprofit periodical that highlights Asian professional leadership and success in the United States and Canada.

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Labor & Employment - California
5
Band 5

Peter Woo is well versed in handling discrimination claims, including defending clients before the EEOC.

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