Crystal Peralta

Crystal D. Peralta

(she/her/hers)

Associate

Crystal D. Peralta

(she/her/hers)

Associate

  • Overview

    Biography

    Crystal D. Peralta is a commercial litigator who focuses her practice on insurance coverage litigation. As a member of the firm's Insurance + Reinsurance Group, Crystal handles complex coverage and claim-handling disputes arising from claims under property, commercial general liability and professional liability policies, among other lines. 

    Crystal has significant experience practicing in both the federal and state courts. 

    Crystal also has experience representing Fortune 500 companies and smaller businesses in commercial litigation in a broad range of other sectors and industries. 

    Pro Bono and Community Involvement

    Crystal has devoted numerous hours of pro bono legal aid to incarcerated individuals and low-income clients. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Women’s Resource Center, a non-profit organization committed to preventing domestic violence and empowering survivors of domestic violence.

    Crystal is an active member of the Rhode Island legal community and, as a first-generation Dominican-American attorney, is passionate about making the legal profession more inclusive for and supportive of attorneys from underrepresented backgrounds. 

    While in law school, Crystal served as a judicial extern for the Honorable O. Rogeriee Thompson of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and judicial intern for the Honorable Patricia A. Sullivan of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island. While Interning for Judge Sullivan, Crystal was involved in H.O.P.E. Court (Helping Offenders Prepare for reEntry), a program focused on individuals on federal post-conviction supervision.

  • Experience
    • Professional Associations

      Professional Associations

      Rhode Island Bar Association
      House of Delegates
      Member, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee

      Rhode Island Hispanic Bar Association
      Treasurer

      Rhode Island Supreme Court
      Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) Commission (2024 - 2027)

      Rhode Island Women's Bar Association
    • Honors + Awards

      Honors + Awards

      Presented with the 2023 Latino Excellence Award by the Roger Williams University School of Law Latino Law Students Association

    • Community Involvement

      Community Involvement

      Roger Williams University School of Law
      Board of Directors, Alumni Association
      Coach, Moot Court Board

      Women's Resource Center
      Board of Directors

      Rhode Island Foundation
      Equity Leadership Initiative Cohort (2023 - 2024)
  • NEWS + PRESS
    • Presentations

      Presentations

      "20th Annual Diversity Symposium Dinner," panelist for program presented by Roger Williams University School of Law (3/18/2024)
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    • News

      R+C in the News

      • April 17, 2024

        Crystal Peralta and Leticia Pimentel Appointed to Rhode Island Supreme Court MCLE Commission and UPLC Committee

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      • August 24, 2023

        Crystal Peralta Accepted into the RI Foundation’s Equity Leadership Initiative 2023/2024 Cohort

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      • June 6, 2023

        Providence Lawyers Ascend to Leadership Roles/Receive Recognitions During 2023 RI Bar Foundation and Association Annual Meetings

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      • April 26, 2023

        Crystal Peralta Presented with Latino Excellence Award

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