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Oscar E. Peralta is an associate in the Labor and Employment practice group. Oscar focuses his practice on defending employers in complex wage and hour class, collective, and PAGA actions. He also represents employers in individual actions involving claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, and misclassification. In addition to his litigation practice, Oscar collaborates with employers to update and implement wage and hour policies consistent with business operations and goals.



  • Ongoing defense of fast casual restaurant chain from putative class and PAGA claims alleging unpaid overtime, unpaid minimum wages, failure to provide accurate wage statements, failure to pay wages due at termination, and failure to reimburse business expenses.
  • Represented logistics service provider company in putative wage and hour class and PAGA action and obtained early settlement.
  • Represented senior living management company in complex wage and hour class, collective, and PAGA action involving over 20,000 individuals across the United States.°
  • Represented food and environmental testing laboratory company in wage and hour class/PAGA actions involving claims for unpaid wages, meal and rest period violations, non-compliant wage statements, and unreimbursed business expenses.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Peralta prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Law Clerk, California Department of Justice, 2019
  • Legal Intern, San Francisco City Attorney’s Office, 2019
  • Legal Intern, Bolder Advocacy Initiative, Alliance for Justice, 2018
  • NALEO Educational Fund, 2016-2017
    • Fellow, 2016-2017
    • Intern, 2016

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association, 2021-Present


  • J.D., cum laude, University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 2020
    • Senior Development Editor, Hastings Law Journal
    • Senior Notes Editor, Constitutional Law Quarterly
  • B.A., University of California at Berkeley, 2015
  • California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • Spanish, Fluent