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  • New York
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Supreme Court

B.A., University at Buffalo, State University of New York

J.D., cum laude, SUNY Buffalo Law School

Joe represents businesses and business people in general civil litigation and with respect to regulatory and criminal enforcement activities. He has acted for clients in disputes with federal and state agencies for 40 years. His defense practice includes federal and state tax matters, arms export controls, aerospace and defense procurement issues, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance, and False Claims Act litigation.

Honors

Joe is listed in Best Lawyers in America in the Commercial Litigation and Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) categories. He has been listed every year since the publication's inception 30 years ago. Joe has been selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers list every year since 2007 for his work in the area of business litigation. In 1982, he received a commendation from the New York State Bar Association for contribution to the Association's Continuing Legal Education Program.

Professional Associations

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • American Bar Association Criminal Justice and Litigation Sections
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Former chair, New York State Bar Association Criminal Justice Section