Julian Ginos is a litigator in the firm’s Investigations, Compliance and Defense Practice; its Appellate and Supreme Court Practice; and its State Enforcement and Regulation Practice.
Mr. Ginos defends corporations and individuals in connection with state, federal, and international inquiries and enforcement actions. In that capacity, he has conducted internal investigations relating to a variety of legal regimes, including the FCPA, the FCA, securities laws, World Bank Procurement Guidelines, UDAP statutes, congressional ethics rules, and domestic and international privacy law. Mr. Ginos also litigates at the trial and appellate level; representative matters include contract claims arising from the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy, disputes over noteholder notices of default on more than $6 billion in debt, joint defense against a putative antitrust class action, and multidistrict product liability litigation.
Mr. Ginos maintains a robust pro bono practice, representing indigent criminal defendants on appeal and before the United States Supreme Court. While a Fellow at the Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center, Mr. Ginos helped secure victory for the petitioner in Garza v. Idaho, who pressed an ineffective assistance claim based on trial counsel’s disregard of his instructions to file a notice of appeal. Mr. Ginos also represents the Union of Concerned Scientists in challenging an EPA directive excluding qualified scientists from federal advisory committees.
Before joining the firm, Mr. Ginos clerked for Judge Royce C. Lamberth of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, and for Judge Harry T. Edwards of the United States Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit. He previously worked at two law firms in Washington, DC.
Mr. Ginos received his BA, summa cum laude, from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 2007, and his JD, magna cum laude, from New York University School of Law in 2014. During law school, Mr. Ginos served as a development editor for the New York University Annual Survey of American Law, and interned with the FBI’s Office of the General Counsel, the Office of Management and Budget’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, and the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.