Peter E. Brill

Peter E. Brill

Hauppauge, New York
516-342-5020 (Hempstead Office)
631-479-2180 (Hauppauge Office)
888-309-8876 (Toll Free)

"Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty."    Wendell Phillips, (1811 1884), abolitionist, orator and columnist for The Liberator.

It may sound corny starting your bio with a quote like that, but those words embody the exact reason that I practice the type of law I do. I don’t work for corporate clients, or for some white shoe Wall Street law firm. Never have, never will.

Instead, I spend my days making sure that the Government lives up to its promises that police officers don’t lie, that prosecutors act with some semblance of honor, and that my clients get a fair shake, even if they have done something wrong.

To inquire about having Mr. Brill represent you, call (888) 309 8876.

Peter E. Brill has extensive criminal trial experience in state and federal court, arbitration and administrative proceedings. He has won far more cases that he has lost for his clients in practically every county in the New York metropolitan area.  He is in the Long Island and New York City area courts every single day and meets nearly every client, either in court or in the office. He has represented and defended thousands of people charged with misdemeanors and felonies in New York.

A former Assistant District Attorney, he now focuses on criminal defense of both civilians and law enforcement personnel, representing clients charged with a variety of misdemeanors and felonies. He graduated cum laude from Brown University and received his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the New York Institute of Technology.

In 2009, Mr. Brill was selected as a Legal Eagle, among the best lawyers on Long Island, by the editors of Long Island Pulse magazine.

In 2007, he was presented with the Special Recognition Award by members of the NYPD’s Detective Borough Queens for his work defending law enforcement officers and members of their families who have been criminally charged.

No matter what kind of trouble you are in, we are here to help. We don't judge our clients by the type of crime they are charged with. After all, everyone is entitled to a zealous legal defense. When you choose the Brill Legal Group, you can rest assured that your defense will be of the highest quality.

Contact us today for a free initial consultation. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year. Your call will always be answered, no matter what time of day. Toll free 888.309.8876

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Family Law


  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D.
  • Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
    • B.A. - 1994
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Ethics & Political Philosophy


  • Adjunct Professor, New York Institute of Technology, 2000 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • New York Metro Super Lawyers , 2013 - Present
  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2013 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Pro Bono Activities

  • Cooperating Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union, 2000 - Present