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Joseph De Santis


New York
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Joe is an accomplished attorney with a keen focus on complex commercial litigation, his primary area of practice. He has represented clients in diverse industries such as banking and finance, consumer goods and retail, hospitality, pharmaceuticals, real estate, and healthcare, among others, in federal and state courts.

Joe's experience extends beyond litigation. He also provides valuable counsel to businesses in various employment and compliance matters, including leave, wages, recruitment and hiring, termination, discrimination, and the constantly evolving regulatory landscape surrounding COVID-19.

Prior to joining Thompson Coburn, Joe was a commercial litigation associate at a prominent boutique law firm in New York City, where he honed his skills and gained extensive experience in resolving complex disputes. His unique insight into litigation and dispute resolution is attributed to his previous role as Principal Law Clerk to a Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, where he was exposed to the various aspects of the judicial system.

Joe has also played a significant role in appellate litigation, having clerked for a Presiding Justice of the Appellate Term, Second Department. His experience has given him a well-rounded understanding of the legal system and allows him to provide comprehensive legal solutions to his clients.