Peter Jay Bernbaum, Esq.

Law Office of Peter Jay Bernbaum
5 Acker Drive
Rye Brook, NY 10573

Professional Work History:

1991-present: Law Office of Peter Jay Bernbaum Peter Jay Bernbaum is an attorney, arbitrator and mediator with an extensive background in corporate and business law. He has represented both business entities and individuals in a wide variety of industries including cable television and broadcasting. Peter Bernbaum has more than thirty years of negotiating and transactional experience representing domestic and multi-national corporations, companies, partnerships, and joint ventures as well as individual and corporate entrepreneurs, executives and other professionals. His clients have included Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies. Representative transactions encompass a wide scope of business, contract and transactional matters, including general corporate representation, partnership and shareholder agreements; mergers and acquisitions; corporate governance and restructuring; domestic and international sales, advertising, manufacturing and licensing agreements; shared services agreements; and agreements for television, new media and the Internet. He has counseled companies and individuals in negotiations involving the interpretation and implementation of company policies and in matters involving consulting, management, employment, severance, non-compete, and confidentiality agreements. He has also been retained in matters involving the development and protection of business secrets and of other intellectual property and proprietary information. Mr. Bernbaum?s corporate background also includes extensive experience with clients in the cable, broadcast television, and new media industries. He has counseled clients in the launch of new cable networks and the development of emerging media technologies. Mr. Bernbaum?s media clients have included some of the largest cable television operators and major satellite and broadcast programming networks, and he has served as special outside counsel to NBC, CNBC, and MSNBC. He has handled numerous projects involving the purchase and sale of cable, broadcast and new media properties; the negotiation of complex retransmission consent and programming content agreements; and the development and distribution of programming, Internet, and broadband services. 1975-1991: Associate and partner in New York City law firms specializing in corporate, business, and media law; also served as in-house counsel to Warner-Amex Cable Communications, Inc. (1980-1981).

Dispute Resolution Experience

? Mediator for the MediateArts Program of the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, New York City. ? Arbitrator, Attorney-Client Fee Dispute Resolution Program, New York State Unified Court System

Other Dispute Resolution Training

? Cornell University Alternative Dispute Resolution Certification Program (65 course hours of training in mediation and arbitration) ? Arbitration Training Program, Attorney-Client Fee Dispute Resolution Program, New York State Unified Court System ? U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Mediator Training ? MediaArts Mediation Training Program Program, Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, New York City

Professional Associations

? New York State Bar Association Committee on Alternate Dispute Resolution (Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section) ? New York State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section


Harvard College, A.B., magna cum laude University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D.


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Fee Policy

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