For more than 30 years, Joe’s practice has concentrated on bankruptcy, creditors’ rights and financial restructuring, and he is active throughout the United States in a variety of complex restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy matters and related litigation.
As part of the Munsch Hardt Fraud and Asset Recovery group, Joe has represented numerous victims in matters involving complex financial fraud, theft, money laundering and other white collar crimes. Joe has served as a Federal District Court receiver at the request of the SEC in cases involving national and cross-border fraud schemes.
Joe is the Executive Director Emeritus of ICC-FraudNet, a London-based, invitation-only organization consisting of lawyers throughout the world who have significant experience in complex commercial fraud and offshore asset identification and recovery. Joe is a member of the: International Bar Association, International Association for Asset Recovery, American Bankruptcy Institute, Turnaround Management Association and recently served on the Law360 Editorial Advisory Board.
Consistently ranked by Chambers USA as a ‘Leader in Their Field’ since 2005, Joe is a frequent speaker and a prolific author on a broad range of topics involving corporate reorganization, insolvency, financial restructuring, fraud, asset recovery and cross-border insolvencies.
Joe joined Munsch Hardt in 1985, a few months after the creation of the Firm. Since then, he has held several leadership roles within the Firm, including Section Head of the Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Insolvency Group for more than 10 years and has served as a member of the Firm’s Management Committee.