Peter R. Ginsberg 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. In the sports arena, Peter has focused mainly in the area of professional football, representing chiefly players and coaches in both League matters and litigation.
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.
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
Beth A. Manzullo is an associate at Peter R. Ginsberg Law, LLC. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law
She 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.
City College, B.A., 2006
of Illinois College of Law, J.D., 2009
Admitted to practice: New York, Virginia, U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
Scott D. Woller is an associate of Peter R. Ginsberg Law, LLC. Scott is an experienced litigator in the areas of securities and corporate litigation and complex commercial litigation and an experienced in-house counsel who regularly counsels small businesses and executives on the many legal and regulatory issues facing such entities. He also regularly represents professional athletes and coaches in various matters, including league disciplinary proceedings, issues arising under league collective bargaining agreements, and investigations and proceedings involving alleged violations of league rules and substance abuse policies. Scott is also a certified Contract Advisor by the National Football League Players Association.
Previously, Scott worked in the Securities Litigation and Corporate Governance department of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, a premier international law firm, where he represented and advised large financial institutions, investment funds, and Fortune 500 companies in a variety of matters, and also for Labaton Sucharow LLP, a preeminent plaintiffs’ securities litigation firm, where he represented institutional investors in securities class action lawsuits and individual whistleblowers in connection with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Dodd-Frank whistleblower program. In addition, Scott served as the U.S. General Counsel for an international online travel company.
Scott graduated Summa Cum Laude and first in his class from New York Law School and served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Johnnie B. Rawlinson on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the Honorable George B. Daniels of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Scott is involved with several not-for-profit organizations and is a member of the Board of the Young Friends of the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City.
Note, Rethinking the Role of Expert Testimony Regarding the Reliability of Eyewitness Identifications in New York, 48 N.Y.L. SCH. L. REV. 323 (2004).
Comment, Rombach v. Chang: To 9(b) or Not To 9(b), 49 N.Y.L. SCH. L. REV. 809 (2005).
New York Law School, Summa Cum Laude, J.D., 2004
University of Maryland, College Park, B.S., 2000
Admitted to practice: New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania