Erik L. Peterson

  • Highest medical malpractice settlement in California history
  • Obtained a $21 million verdict for a brain injury from auto accident
  • Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©
  • Named to Super Lawyers® for 15 years
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
    The National Trial Lawyers Top 100

    Recognized among The National Trial Lawyers’ Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

  • Best Lawyers
    Best Lawyers

    Named to The Best Lawyers in America© in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury.

  • Super Lawyers
    Super Lawyers

    Erik Peterson has been named to Super Lawyers® every year since 2006.

  • Litigation Counsel of America
    Litigation Counsel of America

    Mr. Peterson is a Senior Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.

  • Avvo 10.0 Rating
    Avvo 10.0 Rating

    Avvo’s highest available rating for client satisfaction and success.

  • AV Preeminent
    AV Preeminent

    Indicates the highest level of professional legal ability and ethics.

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Erik L. Peterson

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NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY

Choosing the right personal injury attorney for your case is crucial. Attorney Erik Peterson has years of experience, particularly in cases involving medical malpractice and personal injury, as well as maritime, wrongful termination, and car accident cases. He practices law in California and Hawaii, and has achieved numerous awards and accolades in the field.

Mr. Peterson has received multiple distinctions for his work. San Francisco Magazine included him in the list of Northern California Super Lawyers® for 10 years. He has an AV® rating from Martindale-Hubbell® for excellence in legal ability and professional ethics and a 10.0 “Superb” rating from Avvo. His case history is strong, and includes a brain injury case he co-tried that resulted in a $21 million verdict.

Professional Associations

Attorney Erik Peterson is a member of many respected professional associations, including but not limited to:

  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Hawaii Association for Justice
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Attorney Peterson was also chosen as a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. This prestigious and exclusive honorary society for trial lawyers is invitation-only, and consists of less than 0.5% of all attorneys in the United States. In addition, Mr. Peterson has been named to the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers, and has also been listed in Super Lawyers® Magazine through the years 2006 to 2021. His accomplishments set him apart and give his clients confidence in his ability to represent them effectively.

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You can trust our firm for excellence in representation. Attorney Peterson has a reputation for tough, effective advocacy both in and out of the courtroom.

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Awards
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100

    Recognized among The National Trial Lawyers’ Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

    The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • Best Lawyers

    Named to The Best Lawyers in America© in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury.

    Best Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers

    Erik Peterson has been named to Super Lawyers® every year since 2006.

    Super Lawyers
  • Litigation Counsel of America

    Mr. Peterson is a Senior Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.

    Litigation Counsel of America
  • Avvo 10.0 Rating

    Avvo’s highest available rating for client satisfaction and success.

    Avvo 10.0 Rating
  • AV Preeminent

    Indicates the highest level of professional legal ability and ethics.

    AV Preeminent

WHY CHOOSE BOSTWICK & PETERSON, LLP?

  • James Bostwick Is A Nationally Certified Specialist By The American Board Of Professional Liability
  • Included In The List Of "Best Lawyers In America" By U.S. News - Best Lawyers® Since Its Inception In 1983
  • James Bostwick Received The Trial Lawyers "Presidential Award Of Merit"
  • Invite-Only Member Of The Inner Circle of Advocates, Limited To The Nation’s Top 100 Plaintiff Lawyers
  • Record-Setting Verdicts & Settlements In Four States, For Malpractice, Truck, And Auto Accidents
  • Best Lawyers® Trial Lawyer Of The Year In 2012
  • More Than $1 Billion In Settlements And Verdicts For Our Clients
  • Since January 2018, The Firm Has Twice Broken The California Record For Largest Medical Malpractice Settlements

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