Bethany J. Peak
Bethany Peak handles all aspects of civil litigation, including arbitration and mediation as well as civil writs and appeals. She is experienced in all phases of pre-trial litigation, including discovery, depositions, law and motion matters, and trial preparation. Presently, she focuses her practice on labor and employment litigation, medical malpractice appeals, and disputes involving health insurance coverage.
Prior to joining LimNexus, Ms. Peak worked as an associate in a healthcare litigation group. Her practice focused on the defense of physicians and other healthcare providers in medical malpractice cases. Bethany also represented management in labor and employment matters such as wage and hour, PAGA, and FEHA claims.
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.
Ms. Peak is admitted to practice in California and Maryland.
- 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
- Multicultural Bar Alliance of the Kern County Bar Association, Co-Founder
- Langston Bar Association, Member
- Black Women Lawyers of Los Angeles, Member
- California Women Lawyers Association, Member