Bethany J. Peak
Bethany J. Peak is experienced in a wide array of civil litigation matters. She has handled all phases of pre-trial litigation, including discovery, depositions, law and motion matters, and trial preparation. Presently, her practice focuses on labor and employment litigation, defending claims of discrimination, harassment, wage and hour, retaliation and wrongful termination.
Prior to joining LimNexus, Ms. Peak worked for a civil trial and appellate firm, providing employment defense for a major Health Plan. Her practice also included arbitrating payor-provider disputes between hospitals and insurance companies, and the representation of healthcare providers in medical malpractice appeals before the California Court of Appeal.
Before entering private practice, Ms. Peak served as a law clerk for the Honorable Michele D. Hotten on the Maryland Court of Appeals, where she drafted appellate opinions in civil and criminal matters. Some published opinions include McClure v. Lovelace (2013) 214 Md. App. 716 and Sierra Club et al. v. Dominion Cove Point LNG, L.P. (2014) 216 Md. App. 322.
Ms. Peak received her J.D. from American University, Washington College of Law, where she was selected as a Dean’s Fellow. Prior to that, she studied international economics and politics at UC Berkeley. She currently serves as an appointed member of the Committee of Bar Examiners for the State Bar of California.
- USDC Central District
- USDC Eastern District
- Former pro bono attorney for the Greater Bakersfield Legal Aid representing individuals in domestic violence proceedings
Professional Associations and Memberships
- State Bar of California, Committee of Bar Examiners
- Langston Bar Association, Member
- California Lawyers Association, Member