Burke, Williams & Sorensen is pleased to announce that Temitayo (“Ope”) Peters has joined the firm as an Associate in our Oakland office.
Ope is a member of the firm’s Public Law and Litigation Practice Groups and provides representation for cities and other public entities.
Prior to joining the firm, Ope defended public officials and governmental entities in civil rights litigation. She has also worked in various legal capacities for several human rights-focused non-governmental agencies and foreign governments worldwide, and in Washington, D.C. for a prominent lobbying firm.
As a student at Pepperdine University School of Law, Ope earned certificates in International & Comparative Law and Dispute Resolution. She also participated in a mediation clinic where she facilitated the settlement of numerous small claims cases, was a member of the moot court board, and spent two respective semesters studying in Washington, DC and London, England.