Joel advocates on behalf of corporate and individual clients in a broad spectrum of complex litigation matters.  He has experience in all phases of litigation, from pre-suit counseling through appeal.


Representative Matters

  • Represented biotechnology company in breach-of-contract litigation in state court during bench trial and on appeal.
  • Counseled immigration clients and represented them in federal, state, and immigration courts.
  • Defended beverage manufacturer against commercial tort claims in arbitration.
  • Represented insurance company in coverage disputes in federal and state courts.

Professional Experience

  • Litigation Associate, Private Law Practice (2017-2019)
  • Law Clerk, U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, Office of Senator Mike Lee (2015-2017)
  • Judicial Intern, The Honorable Edward J. McDonough Jr., Massachusetts Superior Court (2015)


  • The Federalist Society

Practice Areas



J.D., cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center

B.A., summa cum laude, Gordon College

Law Journals

Editor-in-Chief, vol. 15, Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy


  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Timothy J. Kelly, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (2021-2022)
  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Raymond W. Gruender, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (2019-2021)

Bar and Court Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Massachusetts

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