Morgan J. Peterson

Morgan Peterson is an associate in the Labor & Employment Department and a member of the Employment Litigation & Arbitration Group. She is a member of the Wage and Hour and the Class and Collective Action practice groups.

Morgan assists clients with litigations and arbitrations relating to wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour, and whistleblower matters in both the single plaintiff and class and collective action contexts. She also counsels employers on a diverse range of workplace issues and their policy and handbook development. Morgan also has experience assisting employers with sensitive workplace investigations. Morgan has gained experience across a wide range of industries including financial services and FinTech, health care, media and entertainment companies, staffing companies, and sports.

Morgan also maintains an active pro bono practice representing individuals in immigration and civil rights matters and providing employment counseling to non-profit organizations. Morgan has received Proskauer’s Golden Gavel Award twice in recognition of her pro bono work. Morgan remains active in her community and serves on the Chadwick School Alumni Board.

Morgan earned her J.D. from U.C. Irvine School of Law, where she was an Executive Editor of the UC Irvine Law Review and spent four semesters working in UCI’s Civil Rights Litigation Clinic. Morgan also served as a judicial extern for the Honorable John D. Early in the Central District of California. Morgan received her B.A., cum laude, from Tufts University.