JD, City University of New York School of Law, magna cum laude
B.A. English, State University of New York at Albany
US District Court for the District of New Jersey
US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
US District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of New York
New Jersey State Bar
New York State Bar
Pennsylvania State Bar
Ms. Peters’s practice focuses on life, health, and disability litigation, other insurance coverage litigation and tort defense litigation and products liability. Ms. Peters has litigated numerous matters in State and Federal Courts throughout New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania and other jurisdictions across the country.
Ms. Peters has experience in litigating both ERISA and non-ERISA benefit claims and has obtained favorable rulings at the trial and appellate levels as well as successfully resolved various cases through early settlement and mediation. Ms. Peters also has broad experience defending claims arising out of product liability and personal injury, including defending companies in litigation arising out of asbestos exposure.
Prior to joining DO&CB in 2007, Ms. Peters worked in the litigation department at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, where she was centrally involved in a two-year internal investigation of Fannie Mae.
Affiliations and Activities
National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (“NAMWOLF”)
Defense Research Institute (“DRI”)
Speeches and Publications
Panel Speaker, Effect of Bad Faith Claims on Interpleader Relief, 2012 NAMWOLF Insurance Industry Initiative CLE Program