James “Jim” Peterson is a business litigation attorney with special emphasis in employment law and litigation.
He advises and litigates disputes for a number of business clients on various aspects of the employment relationship including misappropriation of trade secrets and proprietary information, protection of customer lists and employees, discrimination, sexual harassment, breach of contract, wage and hour laws, and wrongful termination.
He has represented several clients on dozens of wage and hour class actions and is a true expert in employment related class action litigation. As part of his employment law practice, Mr. Peterson also counsels clients on hiring practices, wage and hour compliance, employment agreements, policy manuals, employee handbooks, termination decisions, lay-offs, and disability management.
In addition to employment related matters, Mr. Peterson has represented large, medium, and small businesses in disputes relating to contracts, competitors, vendors, real estate, securities, protection of proprietary information, and unfair business practices.
He has represented registered representatives and broker dealers in FINRA arbitrations and pre-arbitration disputes and has represented numerous professionals in negligence and breach of fiduciary duty actions.
Mr. Peterson prides himself on the efficient and effective resolution of disputes with an impressive track record on successful motions for summary judgment.
His ability to identify the issues and direct discovery to show the other parties’ weakness leads to prompt, efficient, and cost-effective resolution of disputes.
He is also able to utilize his business education to see beyond the legal issues and access resolution options that focus on the bottom line.
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