Peter Chu Associate




Peter Chu represents various type of business, including residential care facilities for the elderly, in defending claims of serious injury or wrongful death. With his background in human physiology, Peter easily navigates often terse medical and pharmacological records for exculpating or incriminating evidence. 

In addition to complex tort matters, Peter represents debtors in consumer debt litigations, achieving a quick settlement to help steer clients back on track for financial and credit history recovery. Peter also represents judgment creditors in seeking avenues for recovery or for settlement with difficult judgment debtors. 

Peter also represents businesses in intellectual property matters, including copyright infringement. Prior to joining Wilson Elser, he represented businesses, including those in the garment industry, with copyright and trademark registration and infringement matters.

Representative Matters

Obtained a six-figure settlement in premises liability actions against a major airline and a municipality.

Obtained a high six-figure settlement against a major retailer in an action for copyright infringement for a Korean high-end T-shirt wholesaler.

Successfully negotiated a settlement for an e-cigarette retailer in a lawsuit claiming injury from an exploding battery.

Defended Chinese importer in a consolidated Proposition 65 lawsuit, successfully defeating the plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment and then negotiating a settlement well below the damages originally sought by the plaintiff.