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Joe is a Senior Associate in the Global Commercial Disputes Group in Reed Smith's New York Office. Joe is a seasoned litigator who most frequently represents financial institutions, pharmaceutical companies, and health insurers, in disputes involving mortgages, licensing, intellectual property, breach of contract, as well as other commercial disputes, in both state and federal court, on appeal, and in arbitration proceedings. Joe also assists clients in avoiding lawsuits, through risk assessment analysis and pre-litigation negotiations.


  • Fordham University School of Law, 2007, J.D., magna cum laude, Fordham Law Review (2004-2007); Order of the Coif
  • Yale College, 1981, B.A., Economics and Political Science

  • New York

  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
  • All State Courts - New York
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of New York

  • Trustee of the Yale Whiffenpoof Alumni, Inc.
  • Member of the advisory board of the Kaufman Music Center, a non-profit music education and performance organization in New York City

Awards & Recognition

  • New York Super Lawyers - Recognized in 2014 - 2017 as a “Rising Star” in the practice of Business Litigation