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Peter M. Cho, Esq.

Trial Lawyer

Peter Cho is a personal injury lawyer at Carpenter & Zuckerman. With more than 20 years of litigation experience, he serves as a fierce opponent against big insurance companies and powerful corporations that try to take advantage of injury victims.

Peter fights tirelessly to achieve justice for his clients and get them maximum compensation for their injuries and other damages. Throughout his career, he has obtained numerous multimillion-dollar settlements and verdicts, including a $12 million settlement in a traumatic brain injury case and a $14 million verdict in a trade secret misappropriation case.

With decades of experience as both a commercial litigator and a plaintiffs’ lawyer, Peter has a unique advantage in understanding how the opposition thinks and operates, and he leverages this knowledge into each case he handles. He is a seasoned car accident lawyer and personal injury attorney who is equipped to assist with all types of accidents and injuries.

Peter’s practice areas include but are not limited to:

  • Car accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Rideshare accidents
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBI)
  • Catastrophic injuries
  • Premises liability
  • Wrongful death
  • First-party insurance bad faith

Peter is a member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) and the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA). He is passionate about giving back to his community, which is evident through his volunteer work with the Silver Spur Little League in Rolling Hills Estates since 2007 as a coach, board member, and former league president.

Education & Admissions

Peter has a bachelor of science degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a juris doctor from the New York University School of Law.

He is admitted to practice law in California, New York, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Peter’s Mission

As an attorney who represents injured plaintiffs, Peter makes it his personal mission to prevent unfairness and injustice for his clients.

He personally understands what his clients are going through, as he himself was the victim of a serious injury caused by someone else’s negligence. When he was in law school in New York City, Peter was struck by a taxi and left for dead with a traumatic brain injury (TBI).

“I was never able to find out who hit me and obtain justice,” Peter said. “I still suffer from TBI and a permanent loss of smell to this day.”

Peter’s number-one goal is to help other accident victims hold the right parties accountable following their injuries and win the right level of compensation for their recovery.

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