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Sharon C. Peters

Phone: 503-944-6913
Fax: 503-222-7261
Email: speters@williamskastner.com

888 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 600
Portland, OR 97204-2025

Sharon Peters is a member in the Portland office of Williams Kastner. She provides counsel to health care providers regarding regulatory compliance, crisis management, peer review proceedings, and personnel issues. Ms. Peters frequently advises behavioral health providers regarding consent for treatment, involuntary commitment procedures, and discharge concerns.

Her practice also includes employment practices advice and consultation, workplace investigations, and general litigation. Ms. Peters was named to Rising Stars by Super Lawyers magazine from 2009 - 2014.

Professional Experience

Williams Kastner, Member | 2004 - Present
Greenebaum, Doll, and McDonald, Associate Attorney | 2001 - 2003


Ms. Peters is a member of the Oregon State Bar, the Washington State Bar Association, the Kentucky Bar Association, the American Health Lawyers Association and the National Association of Medical Staff Services.


  • Presenter, “Using Agreements to Protect Your Business in Oregon & Washington,” Williams Kastner Labor & Employment Half-Day Seminar, Seattle, WA, October 15, 2014.
  • Presenter, “Healthcare Documentation, Do’s, Don’ts, and the Use of Email,” Client Inservice, April 2014.
  • Presenter, “Peer Review and Quality Assurance,” Client Inservice, September 2013.
  • Presenter, “What’s Ahead from the Supreme Court,” Williams Kastner Labor & Employment Half-Day Seminar, Seattle, WA, December 12, 2012.
  • Presenter, "Fair Credit Reporting Act Issues for Employers in 2012," USLAW Network Webinar, November 20, 2012.
  • Presenter, “Personnel Documentation: What to Say and How to Say It,” Oregon/Washington State Medical Group Management Association Annual Conference, Portland, OR, May, 2012.
  • Presenter, “The 3 Headed Monster: Workers Comp, ADA and FMLA,” WHCA 2011 Annual Fall Conference, Yakima, WA, September 27, 2011.
  • Presenter, “Oregon Employment Law: Getting it Right,” Oregon/Washington Medical Group Management Association Annual Conference, Spokane, WA, April 20, 2011.
  • Presenter, "USERRA: Navigating ADA, FMLA, & Workers' Compensation Issues," The Seminar Group, Portland, OR, October 18, 2007.
  • Presenter, "Wage and Hour Class Actions: You're in the Bull's Eye," Williams Kastner's Labor & Employment Half-day Seminar, Seattle, WA, April 18, 2007.
  • Co-Presenter, "Unsavory Employee Conduct: What's an Employer to do?" Williams Kastner's Labor & Employment Breakfast Seminar, Portland, OR, March 15, 2007.
  • Co-Presenter, “Navigating the Minefield:  An employer’s step by step approach to complying with disability, medical leave, and workers’ compensation laws,” Williams Kastner's Labor & Employment Fall Update, Bellevue, WA, September 21, 2005.
  • Co-Presenter, “Adventures in Disability and Leave Laws,” Williams Kastner's Labor & Employment Portland Fall Update, Portland, OR, November 16, 2004.


Areas of Practice
Bar Admissions
  • Oregon
  • Washington
  • Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court (Oregon, Western Kentucky)
  • University of Louisville School of Law (JD), 2001
  • University of Dayton (BS), 1998