Guy Petrillo

Lecturer in Law


Mr. Petrillo is a partner at Petrillo Klein & Boxer LLP and a member of the White Collar Crime Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. In 2008 and 2009, he served as Chief of the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, and, from 1990 to 1997, as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the same office.

Mr. Petrillo has been recognized in Chambers (USA) (2011, 2012) as a leading practitioner in white collar defense; in Avenue’s Legal Elite (2011, 2012) as a top litigation practitioner; and in Super Lawyers NYC (2011, 2012) in the practice area of criminal white collar defense.  In 2011, Mr. Petrillo was named a Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America.  He has been an adjunct faculty member of Columbia Law School since 2010, and has regularly been a panelist in continuing legal education programs sponsored by Practicing Law Institute and others.