MATTHEW M. PETERS
Deputy City Attorney
Civil Litigation – government tort liability defense
Background and Experience
Matthew Peters is a Deputy City Attorney who represents the City of Long Beach and city employees in a variety of civil actions, including civil rights, employee negligence, and public property liability.
Prior to joining the City Attorney’s Office in 2018, Mr. Peters practiced civil litigation in private practice where he represented injured parties throughout California.
Mr. Peters is admitted to practice before all the Courts in the State of California and the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Mr. Peters is a member of the American Bar Association and the UCSB Alumni Association.
Mr. Peters received his Bachelor's Degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and received his Juris Doctor degree from Whittier Law School where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.