Peter J. Woo, partner at Goldberg Segalla and vice chair of the firm’s Employment and Labor practice, earned the Los Angeles Business Journal’s nomination to its 2019 Leaders in Law, and was recognized Tuesday, October 22, at the Journal’s annual banquet.
“I’m incredibly grateful to be included in this group of elite attorneys in private practice and in-house positions in the Los Angeles area,” Peter said. “I feel that the honor is shared with my team at Goldberg Segalla—in California and across the nation—without whom I couldn’t have achieved this recognition.”
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 also serves as senior administrative partner of Goldberg Segalla’s Los Angeles office, helping to lead a fast-growing group of over 20 lawyers across the firm’s California footprint. He also serves on the firmwide Diversity Task Force. Peter 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). Woo additionally volunteers with the Los Angeles County Bar Association Domestic Violence Legal Services Project and serves as general counsel to A-List Magazine, which promotes success, leadership, professionalism, and business news for Asians living in the United States and Canada.
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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.