John C. Peterson - Senior Counsel

John C. Peterson is Senior Counsel in Tyson & Mendes’ Northern California office. His practice focuses on general liability, personal injury, construction defect, and products liability.

Mr. Peterson began his career litigating insurance coverage and bad faith cases on behalf of policy holders. In 2001, he switched to the defense side and worked for several years as a senior trial attorney for AIG. In addition to his general litigation experience, Mr. Peterson has significant experience in California workers’ compensation law, subrogation, and cross-jurisdictional issues.

Mr. Peterson graduated magna cum laude from California State University, Sacramento in 1993. He went on to receive his J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, in 1997.

In his free time, Mr. Peterson enjoys swimming, playing tennis, and spending time with his children.

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