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Peter R. Zeidenberg

Peter R. Zeidenberg was recently featured in the 60 Minutes segment “Collateral Damage,” reporting on Americans wrongly accused of espionage-related crimes. He successfully represented a Chinese-American citizen accused of illegally sending sensitive information to China. Peter is a partner at Arent Fox LLP in Washington, DC, and is a former assistant US Attorney in the District of Columbia.


On Being Interviewed on 60 Minutes: Nerve-wracking, exciting, and slightly surreal. Focus: White collar law. How You Clear Your Head at the End of a Workday: A ten-mile bike ride home, every day, rain or shine. Last Book You Read That Had an Impact On You: The Orphan Master’s Son. Favorite Part of Law School: Friday afternoon bar review with the rest of the “back row” crew. Proudest Moment: Giving the closing argument in the Scooter Libby case.