Brent E. Pelton

Biography

Prior to founding Pelton & Associates PC, which became Pelton Graham LLC in 2016, Mr. Pelton previously worked in the New York office of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP, one of the nation’s 100 largest law firms. Mr. Pelton’s practice focused on the representation of employers in FLSA overtime claims and directors and officers in liability claims arising out of corporate transactions. Mr. Pelton also defended professional liability, employment and negligence claims, and provided coverage and litigation advice for stock option backdating, late trading and market timing, and major securities litigation.

Mr. Pelton is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association and multiple state and local bar associations. Should you have any questions regarding whether you may have an unpaid overtime, employment discrimination or class action claim, please contact Mr. Pelton at (212) 385-9700.

Practice Areas

Mr. Pelton’s practice focuses on representing employees alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and its state law counterparts, employees who have been subject to sexual harassment and other forms of workplace discrimination. Mr. Pelton has served as lead counsel or co-lead counsel on FLSA collective actions and other class actions against some of the largest companies in the country, representing dozens or hundreds of individual employees in each case. Mr. Pelton conducts all of his case carefully and strategically, in order to recover the highest possible amount of unpaid wages and liquidated damages for his clients.

Bar Admissions

Mr. Pelton is admitted to the New York and California bars and to the United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, Western and Northern Districts of New York. Pelton Graham LLC also works closely with some of the most prominent plaintiffs’ law firms in the country to bring class and collective actions in courts throughout the United States.

Education

Northwestern School of Law at Lewis and Clark College, Juris Doctor, 2001
University of Iowa, Bachelor of Science, 1998