Peter J. Petesch Esq,

Littler Mendelson P.C.
Petesch, Peter J.

Peter Petesch is a Shareholder in Littler Mendelson P.C. and Co-Chair of the firm's Transportation Practice Group. Mr. Petesch has successfully defended employers in individual and class-based cases before federal and state courts and agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Mediation Board, the Department of Justice, and the Department of Labor's Office of Administrative Law Judges.
Mr. Petesch has more than 20 years of experience in representing employers in disability-related matters under both Titles I and III of the ADA, and he has taught webinars in both areas.  He counsels, litigates and trains on leave issues and whistleblower matters under Sarbanes-Oxley.

He also works with healthcare facilities and trade associations, as well as the hospitality, retail and service industries. Additionally, he represented a large human resources association as an amicus participant in four employment law cases before the Supreme Court.

Mr. Petesch has published numerous books and articles on the ADA and other employment issues for a variety of trade journals and has been quoted on labor and employment issues in the national media.
Prior to working at Littler, Mr. Petesch was the managing partner of the Washington, D.C., office of another nationwide labor and employment firm.

Mr. Petesch received his A.B. from the University of Michigan and his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center.

He is the co-author of the Bloomberg BNA treatise Disability Discrimination and the Workplace.