Overview

As a brief writer for the Littler CaseSmart – Class Action team based in California, Peter Pham formulates and executes briefing strategy for cases. He evaluates and selects legal authority that supports the facts and circumstances of each case and prepares substantive briefs and motions, including complex dispositive motions, discovery motions and briefing concerning discovery and other strategic issues.

Prior to joining Littler, Peter worked at a multinational law firm focusing on labor and employment and intellectual property litigation. His litigation experience spans case inception through jury verdict. He has extensive experience representing employers before administrative agencies, state and federal courts.

He has successfully litigated both single plaintiff and class actions involving wage and hour, discrimination and harassment claims arising under state and federal laws including:

  • The California Labor Code
  • The Fair Employment and Housing Act
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • State and federal wage laws

During law school, he served as a senior editor of the UCLA Law Review, as well as a faculty research assistant.

Outside of the law, Peter’s interests include film and television directing and writing, and he is actively involved in the film industry in Los Angeles.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

Los Angeles County Bar Association

Recognition

Honors Thesis Screenplay

USC School of Cinematic Arts

2009

News, Analysis & Press

Privacy Matters: Safeguarding Your Personal Data in the Online Age

UCLA Law Review

2001

Education

  • J.D., University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, 2001
  • M.F.A., USC School of Cinematic Arts, 2009magna cum laude
  • B.A., University of California, Irvine, 1998cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Languages

  • Vietnamese
  • Hungarian

Bar Admission

California

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California