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Nikolas Peterson

LEGAL DIRECTOR

Email: nikolasp@hanfordchallenge.org

Phone: 206-292-2850

As Legal Director, Nikolas Peterson primarily provides legal representation and assistance to workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. His practice focuses on assisting Hanford whistleblowers who have experienced retaliation for raising safety concerns.

Nikolas earned his B.A. in History from Walla Walla University and his J.D., cum laude, from Seattle University School of Law. While at SU Law, he served as Research & Technical Editor of the Seattle Journal for Social Justice. His publications include The Current State of Whistleblower Law in Europe: A Report by the Government Accountability Project.

Nikolas is a 4th-generation Washingtonian and feels great responsibility to those who call the Pacific Northwest home to help ensure a safe and effective cleanup of Hanford.