With an in-depth understanding of the regulations that apply to safety and health in the workplace, Melissa K. Peters assists employers in complying with these requirements and provides counsel surrounding workplace incidents.

Her primary focus is on California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) matters. Previously, while at Cal/OSHA, she regularly advised on enforcement and investigation-related matters and represented the Division in administrative appeals and third-party litigation arising from workplace fatalities. She worked closely with Cal/OSHA’s High Hazard, Research and Standards, Labor Enforcement Task Force, and Elevator units and handled numerous cases involving workplace violence, heat illness and bloodborne pathogens.

During law school, Melissa worked in the Labor Relations Department of the NFL Management Council as a member of their year-long clerkship program and served as an associate editor of the Fordham International Law Journal.

News, Analysis & Press

The Littler Employer Pulse Survey Report

Littler Report

November 18, 2020

Top Employer Concerns Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Industry Today

April 21, 2020

Littler COVID-19 Flash Survey Report

Littler Report

March 30, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Employer FAQs


March 24, 2020

Coronavirus: Employer Action Items


January 29, 2020


  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2004
  • B.A., Syracuse University, 2000

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