Peter Flanderka is a partner in the firm's Los Angeles office. He focuses his practice on employment litigation, both in the public and private sectors. The matters he handles include cases alleging wrongful termination, discrimination, sexual harassment, civil rights violation, breach of contract, wage and hour violation, defamation and related emotional distress.
Peter has litigated matters before all California-based state and federal courts, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board (CUIAB), the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board and the Federal Office of Civil Rights.
Peter also assists employers in drafting employee handbooks, personnel policies and procedures, employment agreements, and other documents. His practice includes providing advice to employers on day-to-day employment issues, including investigation of harassment and discrimination complaints, disciplinary action, wage and hour questions, and compliance with state and federal laws.
Peter frequently speaks to conferences and employer groups on employment and labor issues. He has written articles on a variety of workplace-related topics, including "Family and Medical Care Leave Survival Guide: A Desktop Outline of the Law Affecting Employers."
Peter is a member of the Labor and Employment Law sections of the American Bar Association (ABA), the California State Bar and the Los Angeles County Bar Association.
Honors & Leadership
- Member, California State Bar (1989-present)
- Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association (1989-present)
- Member, American Bar Association (1989-present)
Seminars & Speaking Engagements
- Loyola Law SchoolJ.D. 1989
- California State University, NorthridgeM.A. 1982, summa cum laude
- University of California, NorthridgeB.A. 1979, magna cum laude
- U.S. District Court for the Central District of California