Jerica Peters


Jerica Peters is an associate in the Phoenix office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Medical Malpractice, Healthcare, Long-Term Care & Elder Law, and Transportation Practices. Jerica has developed practice experience in a wide variety of areas, including health law, patent litigation, insurance defense, general commercial matters, and white collar investigations. Before joining Lewis Brisbois, Jerica also worked in regulatory compliance at two large healthcare organizations in Phoenix. While working at those organizations, she drafted compliance policies, created and implemented trainings, investigated compliance issues, handled privacy inquiries/investigations, and drafted letters and reports to government authorities. Jerica honed her writing skills when she clerked for Justice John Pelander (now retired) of the Arizona Supreme Court. Jerica holds both a J.D. and an MBA.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Healthcare
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Long-Term Care & Elder Law
  • Transportation




  • Sandra Day O’Connor Inn of Court
  • Arizona Society of Healthcare Attorneys


Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University

Juris Doctorate, 2009 (magna cum laude, order of the coif)

University of Washington

 MBA with concentration in finance, 1998 

Duke University,

Masters in Biochemistry, 1995

University of Wyoming

Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology, 1993 (with honors)


  • Certified in Healthcare Compliance (issued in 2017).
  • Health Law Certificate, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University (May 2009).
  • Certified Internal Auditor (issued in 2003).


  • Co-author, Getting Ready for the Physician Payment “Sunshine” Rule, Bloomberg BNA (Mar. 20, 2013).
  • Co-author, Takeaways from HHS Report on CMS E-Records Program, Law360 (Jan. 4, 2013).
  • Co-author, Getting Ready for the Physician Payment “Sunshine” Rule, Bloomberg BNA (Mar. 20, 2013).
  • Co-author, What Didn’t Make it Into the Arizona Constitution, 44 Ariz. St. L.J. 513 (Aug. 2012).
  • Co-author, GSK Settlement: Changing the Way Drug Companies Do Business?, Law360 (July 12, 2012).
  • State v. Karl: An Unreasonable Rejection of the Learned Intermediary Doctrine, 48 Jurimetrics J. 3  (Spring 2008). 
  • Co-author, Localization of Nicotinic Cholinergic Receptors in Rat Brain: Autoradiographic Studies with [3H] Cytisine, 62 Neuroscience 3 (Oct. 1994).