Joe Alonzo’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigations and cross-border disputes. He has represented clients through all phases of high-profile, high-value litigations before state and federal courts, in state and federal administrative and regulatory proceedings, and in arbitrations and mediations. Joe also has significant experience litigating claims brought pursuant to the Anti-Terrorism Act and Alien Tort Statute.

    Joe has advised and represented foreign governments and a broad range of private companies and their senior executives, including international banks, real estate companies and global insurers.

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    • Advised a foreign government facing suits brought pursuant to the Anti-Terrorism Act.
    • Advised a Lebanese bank in litigation arising from the Lebanese economic crisis.
    • Advised international financial institutions in multibillion-dollar lawsuits arising out of the Alien Tort Statute and Anti-Terrorism Act.
    • Advised a Chinese real estate company in litigations alleging violations of international law.
    • Advised a global professional services company in litigations against a competitor firm and former employees, involving corporate raiding, unfair competition and violation of employment contracts.
    • Advised a New York real estate developer in litigations and arbitrations arising from a shareholder dispute.
    • Advised a global insurer in litigations and regulatory proceedings throughout the country relating to the marketing of a patented captive reinsurance product.

    Education

    • New York University School of Law, J.D., 2006
    • University of Missouri, B.A., B.J., 2003

    Admissions

    • New York, 2008

    Courts

    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
    • U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska
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