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University of Pennsylvania, 1976
London School of Economics and Political Science, M.S., 1977
Columbia Law School, J.D., 1980

Admitted to practice: New York, U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, District of Columbia, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, Supreme Court of the United States

Peter R. Ginsberg

Peter is the managing partner of Peter R. Ginsberg Law, LLC. Both as a federal prosecutor and private attorney, he has focused his practice in the areas of complex criminal investigations and trial work as well as related civil litigation. He also litigates and advises extensively in the field of sports law and has considerable experience handling affirmative civil rights matters.

Peter has represented clients in a wide range of white collar criminal and securities matters as well as sophisticated commercial matters. Peter handles all phases of criminal litigation from pre-indictment through trial, post-conviction and appellate representation. He has represented corporate and individual clients in the areas of money laundering, fraud, bribery, RICO, tax evasion, antitrust, environmental and health care fraud, as well as matters involving federal espionage, Foreign Corrupt Practice Act matters and international hedge fund and investment management matters. In addition, Peter has represented both government officials and private citizens in public corruption trials and investigations, and in congressional and other governmental and regulatory investigations. In the civil arena, Peter has represented clients involved in securities, commercial, transactional, defamation and intellectual property disputes as well as members of the Board of Directors of off-shore hedge funds and health care officials. Peter’s sports practice has spanned professional football, representing chiefly players and coaches in League matters and litigation, NCAA matters, and professional golf, baseball and hockey internal and litigation disputes.

Peter spent approximately seven years as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of New York. During that time, Peter was awarded the United States Attorney General’s John Marshall Award for “Outstanding Legal Achievement.”

A 1976 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Peter received a Thouron Fellowship and matriculated at the London School of Economics and Political Science, where he received a Master of Science Degree in economics and international relations. Peter then attended the Columbia University School of Law, where he received a Juris Doctor Degree in 1980.

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Telephone: (646) 374 - 0029
Email: pginsberg@prglaw.com

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Beth A. Bilsborrow

Beth is an associate at Peter R. Ginsberg Law, LLC. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law in 2009.

Beth was a member of the Order of the Coif and the University of Illinois Law Review, where she served as a Notes Editor. She authored an article entitled "No Longer Blind to Status-Blind Harassment," which won Third Prize in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers' Writing Competition, and was electronically published on their website, in 2008. From 2009 to 2013, Beth worked as a judicial law clerk for the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, in Harrisburg.

Beth has continued her interest in employment law since joining Peter R. Ginsberg Law, LLC, and has combined that practice with commercial litigation and white collar criminal defense.

Grove City College, B.A., 2006
University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., 2009

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Telephone: (646) 374 - 0028
Email: bbilsborrow@prglaw.com

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Admitted to practice: New York, Virginia, U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

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New York
Southern District of New York
Eastern District of New York
Northern District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

William W. Cowles

William is an associate at Peter R. Ginsberg Law, LLC. He is experienced in commercial, employment, and civil rights litigation at both the trial and appellate level. His current work focuses on complex commercial cases, white collar criminal defense, and sports law.

Prior to joining the firm, William worked for a boutique litigation firm in downtown Manhattan representing domestic and international companies, and civil rights plaintiffs throughout New York. He also litigated plaintiff-side class actions and enforced labor-side rights in union disputes.

William graduated from the City University of New York School of Law in 2012. During law school, William held numerous internships including with the Honorable Ronald L. Ellis and the Honorable James C. Francis, IV in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. After graduating, William represented low-income tenants in Manhattan Housing Court as part of a post-graduate fellowship.

Lewis & Clark College, B.A., Political Science, 2006
CUNY School of Law, J.D., 2012

Contact At:
Telephone: (646) 374 - 0026
Email: wcowles@prglaw.com

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Telephone: (646) 374 - 0030