Joseph N. Campolo

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Managing Partner
Long Island Law Firm: Joseph Campolo Joe Campolo is the Managing Partner of Campolo, Middleton & McCormick. He specializes in representing individuals and businesses involved in complex legal matters. He served honorably in the United States Marine Corps, and then attended Stony Brook University and Fordham Law School, where he was a member of the Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal, served as a research assistant for Michael Martin (Evidence, 7th Ed.) and as a judicial intern to Judge Denis Hurley (EDNY). Upon graduating he began practicing law at some of Long Island's largest and most respected law firm, and served as the Village Prosecutor for the Village of Sands Point. Joe was then brought on to serve as in house General Counsel to a national technology company, where he was ultimately promoted to President. During his tenure as General Counsel, he was responsible for the company's international growth and gained tremendous experience in negotiating and closing all types of business agreements and transactions, raising private equity, as well as managing complex business litigation. While President, he attended and completed the Executive Business Program at the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Having broad experience in both commercial litigation and transactions, Joe's practice today focuses on advising business owners, executives and Board members on legal and business strategies. He is also an accomplished trial lawyer, having tried business litigation cases in New York State and Federal Courts, as well as the Delaware Chancery Court (including RICO, antitrust, securities, shareholder/member breakups, Intellectual Property, employment, contracts, UCC, non-compete and breach of fiduciary duty claims). Joe also represents companies and individuals being investigated or charged with white-collar violations, and has conducted internal investigations, implemented compliance programs, and successfully defended individuals before many State and Federal agencies including the SEC and New York State Attorney General's Office.

Joe is also very active in the Long Island community, volunteering this time and services for many local non-profit organizations. He is also on the faculty at Stony Brook University, where he teaches Business Law in the MBA Program. He has published articles and advisories in numerous publications and has appeared on many local television, newspaper and radio programs.

Education
Stony Brook University, B.A.
Fordham Law School, J.D.

Admissions
New York State
US District Court, Southern District of New York
US District Court, Eastern District of New York

Recognitions
2001 - Stony Brook University Alumni Award
2010 - John S. Davis Memorial Award Recipient (CAPS)
2010 - Who's Who in IP and Labor Law (Long Island Business News)
2011 - Who's Who in Corporate Law (Long Island Business News)
2012 - Honoree at annual Golf Outing (VIBS)

Boards/Associations
Past President of Stony Brook University Alumni Association
Past President and Board Member of Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS)
Past Board of Directors for Make-A-Wish Foundation of Suffolk County
Member of Brookhaven Business Advisory Council
Board of Directors for Hauppauge Industrial Association-Long Island
Member, Advisory Board, Staller Center for the Arts, Stony Brook University

Representative Matters
Municipal Litigation
Lead attorney in several actions finding the MTA Payroll Tax unconstitutional.
Real Estate Development
Represented real estate developer in multimillion dollar IDA project.
IP Infringement Litigation
Represented medical device company in defense of patent/IP infringement claim in Delaware Chancery court.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Represented a technology company in its multimillion dollar acquisition by a Fortune 500 company.
White Collar Defense
Represented senior executive before SEC on securities fraud issues.
RICO Litigation
Successfully obtained judgment against sub brokers on RICO claims in Agape sub-broker litigation.
Healthcare Law
Represented a prominent doctor group exiting from one healthcare system and becoming employed by another healthcare system.

Joe can be reached at jcampolo@cmmllp.com.

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