Peter E. Brill has extensive criminal trial experience in state and federal court,... more
Peter E. Brill has extensive criminal trial experience in state and federal court, arbitration and administrative proceedings. He has won cases for his clients in practically every county in the New York metropolitan area. 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 misde... view profile
If you are suspected of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you may be arrested for DUI (driving under the influence). Depending on the state, the specific crime is also called DWI (driving while intoxicated), OUI (operating under the influence), or OWI (operating while intoxicated). A DUI conviction has serious consequences (for example, losing your driving privileges); but an experienced DUI attorney can often get the charges dropped or reduced, or may be able to negotiate lesser penalties depending on your circumstances and your past history.