Julian Ginos is a litigator in the firm’s Appellate and Supreme Court Practice; its Investigations, Compliance and Defense Practice; and its State Enforcement and Regulation Practice.
Mr. Ginos advises clients on regulatory and compliance issues in addition to litigating at the trial and appellate level. He has defended telecommunications providers, financial institutions, pharmaceutical companies, utilities and individuals against state, federal, and congressional investigations and enforcement actions. He has conducted internal investigations relating to possible violations of FCC regulations, securities laws, the FCPA, World Bank policies, and domestic and international privacy law. Mr. Ginos has litigated a variety of matters in state and federal court, including claims arising from the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy, noteholder notices of default on more than $6 billion in debt, putative class action antitrust enforcement and multidistrict product liability litigation.
As part of his pro bono practice, Mr. Ginos represents 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. He also represents the Union of Concerned Scientists in its challenge to an EPA directive excluding certain qualified scientists from federal advisory committees.
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 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; he also served as a development editor for the New York University Annual Survey of American Law.
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.