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William J. Peters


(415) 875-3143
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San Francisco
275 Battery Street
Suite 2000
San Francisco, CA 94111


J.D., University of California Los Angeles School of Law, 1982

  • Editor-in-Chief, UCLA Journal of Environmental Law and Policy

B.A., University of California, Davis, 1978


Top Rated Lawyer-AV® Preeminent™,

The Best Lawyers in America© distinction in Litigation - Construction (2018-2020)

Super Lawyers® distinction in the fields of Construction/Surety Litigation, Environmental, Business/Corporate (2004-2019) Law & Politics

William J. Peters specializes in construction at Gordon & Rees and is head of the Construction practice group. His practice includes matters involving alleged construction defects, delay and disruption, product liability, contract negotiations and trade secrets.

Mr. Peters has represented developers, owners and design professionals in his practice at Gordon & Rees. He has conducted major litigations on behalf of these clients in state and federal courts as well as before the American Arbitration Association. These matters include: large public and private projects as well as multi-family and single family residential projects.

Mr. Peters has also been active in advising clients on contract negotiations, bid disputes and risk management options. He is frequently involved prior to the commencement of litigation and prior to the completion of a project to give advice on appropriate dispute avoidance actions that can be taken.


Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California
American Bar Association, Tort and Insurance section
San Francisco Bar Association