Peter J. Petesch handles a wide range of labor and employment matters, including litigation under : The Railway Labor Act, The Americans With Disabilities Act, The Family and Medical Leave Act, The Age Discrimination in Employment Act.
He has successfully defended employers in individual and class-based cases before federal and state courts and agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Mediation Board, the Department of Justice, and the Department of Labor’s Office of Administrative Law Judges.
Peter has more than 20 years of experience in representing employers in disability-related matters under both Titles I and III of the ADA, and he has taught webinars in both areas. He counsels, litigates and trains on leave issues and whistleblower matters under Sarbanes-Oxley.
He also works with healthcare facilities and trade associations, as well as the hospitality, retail and service industries. Additionally, he represented a large human resources association as an amicus participant in four employment law cases before the Supreme Court.
Co-chair of Littler Mendelson’s Transportation Industry Practice Group and a core member of the EEO and Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation Practice Groups, Peter has published numerous books and articles on the ADA and other employment issues for a variety of trade journals and has been quoted on labor and employment issues in the national media.
- J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1985
- A.B., University of Michigan, 1982
- U.S. Supreme Court
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
- U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
- U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
Professional & Community Affiliations :
- Member, District of Columbia Bar Association
- Member, Maryland State Bar Association
- Member, American Bar Association
- Member / Former Co-Chair, Business and Labor Partners Board, Business Responds to AIDS Program, U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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