Peter Bernbaum is a mediator and corporate attorney focusing
on representing public and closely-held corporations
and individual entrepreneurs in complex
business, contract and transactional matters.
Mr. Bernbaum’s corporate background
includes extensive work with clients in the cable, broadcast television, and
new media industries. His clients have
included large multi-system cable television operators and major US broadcast
and satellite networks. In the early days of the cable industry, he represented
many of the cable industry’s pioneers as they were building the initial network
of cable systems and launching new satellite programming services throughout the
United States. Mr. Bernbaum also
specializes in the negotiation of complex retransmission consent and programming
content and affiliation agreements.
In addition to his law and mediation practice, Mr.
Bernbaum is an adjunct professor at St. John’s University School of Law where
he teaches courses in negotiation and drafting alternate dispute resolution
documents. He also is a lecturer at the Paul F. Harron Graduate Program in Television
Management at Drexel University.
mediator for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New
York, the New York State Supreme Court Commercial Division in New York County,
the New York State Unified Court System, the New York Office of the U.S. Equal
Employment Opportunity Commission, and Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts in New
Mr. Bernbaum is a graduate of Harvard College and the
University of Pennsylvania Law School. He
also holds a Certificate in Workplace
Alternative Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management from the Scheinman
Institute on Conflict Resolution at Cornell University.