Biography

Joe focuses his practice on the litigation of labor and employment matters and commercial disputes. He has extensive experience in wage-and-hour actions, as well as wrongful termination litigation and contract disputes. He regularly handles matters in the Pennsylvania state courts and in federal courts throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and the Midwest.

Joe is also a member of Fox’s Cannabis Law Practice Group. He regularly writes for "In the Weeds," the firm’s Cannabis Law blog, where he tracks legal developments in this highly regulated industry in Pennsylvania and nationwide. He is also a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Medical Marijuana and Hemp Law Committee, where he leads the Employment Law Subcommittee.

*Please be mindful that possessing, using, distributing and/or selling marijuana is a federal crime, and no legal advice we give is intended to provide any guidance or assistance in violating federal law nor will it provide any guidance or assistance in complying with federal law. Please also note that we are not advising you regarding the federal, state or local tax consequences of engaging in any business in this industry.

Representative Matters

  • Wage-and-hour and class action litigation matters for a major satellite television service provider and one of its largest subcontractors. In this capacity, Joe has conducted more than 40 depositions and regularly participates in drafting discovery and dispositive motions.
  • Fraud and breach of contract claims against a construction contractor. Helped secure the voluntary withdrawal of all claims.
  • Defended a senior living community in a wrongful eviction action by a former resident.

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining Fox, Joe was an attorney for a Pennsylvania-based law firm where he handled insurance defense matters.

During law school, Joe was a legal intern to the Honorable Thomas J. Rueter of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He also worked as a law clerk for a Delaware Valley-based law firm and a legal intern in the Civil Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Joe was also a Notes and Comments Editor of the Temple Journal of Science, Technology & Environmental Law. He also served as the Temple Law Student Liaison to the Philadelphia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and as a coach of St. Joseph’s Preparatory School Mock Trial Team.

While in college, Joe studied abroad at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain.

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Joe currently serves as Treasurer for the Young Lawyers Section of the Montgomery Bar Association and previously served as Community Outreach Liaison, where he helped plan and implement service projects in the local community. He is also an active member of the Temple American Inn of Court.

Honors & Awards

  • Selected to the 2017 Montgomery Bar Association Leadership Academy