Peter J. Woo, vice-chair of Goldberg Segalla’s Employment and Labor practice, has been nominated to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2021 Diversity & Inclusion Awards for D&I Executive of the Year. Peter is being recognized for his exceptional achievements, accomplishments, and contributions to the Los Angeles community at-large.
“I am extremely humbled to be considered as D&I Executive of the Year by the Los Angeles Business Journal,” Peter said. “Diversity and inclusion has been a bedrock of Goldberg Segalla’s identity from its inception. As a member of the firm’s Diversity Task Force, it is our shared goal to make concerted efforts to celebrate all backgrounds, and foster an environment to allow diversity to thrive. I am proud to be a part of that effort in California, and realize those efforts working side-by-side with our esteemed staff and talented attorneys. This nomination is a reflection of the firm’s unwavering support and commitment to diversity, not only in California, but across all of our offices nationwide.”
The Los Angeles Business Journal will honor Peter and the accomplishments of leading attorneys and firms within the Los Angeles business community at its virtual event on March 24, 2021.
Peter joined the Goldberg Segalla team in 2017 as vice chair of the Employment and Labor practice and member of the leadership committee of the Management and Professional Liability practice. Peter leads Goldberg Segalla’s Los Angeles office, helping manage a fast-growing group of over 30 lawyers across the firm’s California footprint. He is a prominent member of professional groups including the National Asian American Association of Professionals, the Korean American Bar Association, and the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, as well as the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS), Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), and the Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA).
Peter J. Woo is a trusted counsel to his business and corporate clients who have benefited from his vast legal knowledge and experience gained in his litigation, trial, and outside general counsel practice. He is a volunteer attorney for the Los Angeles County Bar Association Domestic Violence Legal Services Project, assisting with preparing the paperwork necessary to adequately protect survivors of violence and their children, including sexually abused minors and abused elderly persons. While practicing on the east coast, Peter served as an associate board member and volunteer attorney for the Korean American Family Service Center located in Queens, New York, whose mission is to provide services to domestic violence survivors and their families in need.