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Peter F. Laura

Peter F. Laura

San Francisco District Office of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Senior Trial Attorney
San Francisco, CA, USA


Peter F. Laura is a Senior Trial Attorney in the San Francisco District Office of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  He attended college at the University of California at San Diego graduating in 1981 and law school at the University of California at Davis graduating in 1984.  Prior to joining the Commission, Mr. Laura was in private practice in Los Angeles for seven years in the field of employment law.  During that time, he tried the case of DFEH (Chadbourne) v. Raytheon, which established HIV as a disability under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act.    He started with the Commission in 1991.  He has tried a number of cases, including the cases of EEOC v. JBS, Inc. in Omaha, Nebraska, and EEOC v. Imperial Palace in Las Vegas.  He also obtained summary judgment in the case of EEOC v. Luce Forward, Hamilton & Scripps.  He represented the Commission in the matter of Cusick v. Cirque du Soleil.
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