Peter Hsiao

Peter Hsiao

Partner, King & Spalding LLP
  • Business Law, Consumer Law, Energy, Oil & Gas Law ...
  • State Bar of California
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Peter Hsiao has 33 years of experience as a lead trial lawyer and is head of the West Coast U.S. Environmental, Health & Safety Practice of King & Spalding LLP resident in the Los Angeles Office. He was named Environmental Litigation Attorney of the Year in Los Angeles by Best Lawyers in America, and one of 16 lawyers named as a Distinguished Environmental Advocate by the American Bar Association. The National Law Journal identifies him as a Trailblazer in Energy and Environmental Law, and is named by Chambers, Legal 500 and Super Lawyers one of the nation’s best environmental lawyers. With his chemical engineering background, he is one of the nation’s leading attorneys in environmental, natural resources and toxic tort law. He is a Regent of the Board of the American College of Environmental Lawyers, former Chair of the State Bar of California's Environmental Law Section and a former member of the ABA's Standing Committee on Environmental Law.

Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Consumer Law
Class Action, Lemon Law
Energy, Oil & Gas Law
Environmental Law
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Health Care Law
International Law
Human Rights, Imports & Exports
Municipal Law
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Environmental Permitting & Regulations
  • Clean Technology
  • Compliance & Transactions
  • Land Use & Natural Resource Law
  • Prop 65/Consumer
  • Water Rights & Transactions
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of California
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Professional Experience
King & Spalding LLP
- Current
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Assistant U.S. Attorney
U.S. Attorney's Office for the Central District of California
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
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University of Utah
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Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 119881
- Current
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Contact & Map
King & Spalding LLP
633 West Fifth Street, Suite 1600
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Toll-Free: (213) 443-4379
Telephone: (213) 443-4379
Fax: (213) 443-4310
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