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Joseph Taub, Esq.

Joseph Taub hasdealt with a wide variety of litigation and corporate matters. In his litigation practice he has been part of teamsrepresenting clients in complex litigation and arbitration. These have encompassedinterests of Brazilian and other Latin American and US businesses and high net worth individuals in litigation, arbitration,mediations and negotiations. Some recent matters involved a securities analyst whose former employer objected to his moving his accounts to his new employer, two elderly men who had been scammed into buying “silver”, a U.S. citizen who invested in a Japanese company which refused to allow him to sell his shares when the company went public, and a series of actions to collect upon a multi-million dollar judgment.He helped prepare the defense ofa major international bank based in NYC in a claw-back action brought by the Trustee of the company run by Bernard Madoff. He assisted in representing Martin Armstrong (of Princeton Economics) in his appealto the D.C. Court of Appeals to overturn his ban by the S.E.C. from the securities industry.

On the corporate side,Mr. Taubhas maintained an active general corporate and corporate finance practice including drafting corporate documents and resolutions, partnership agreements and employment contracts. Mr. Taub also has a full and active transactional real estate practice.

He began his career at the global law firm of Allen & Overy where he worked directly with the head of the U.S. China group in the New York office. He was assigned matters on banking, project finance, and direct investment in the energy and infrastructure sectors. These included major wind, solar, gas, coal, and nuclear power project acquisitions and financings in the U.S., Asia, and Africa.

While in law school, hewas an intern in the U.S. Attorneys’ Office (EDNY) in numerous criminal and civil cases, researching case law and analyzing issues carrying a full workload at the University. He was also a member of the Fordham Tax and Consumer Rights Litigation Clinic where he led a group of students in representing low income clients and earned the Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award. In 2007, he clerked for Judge David I. Schmidt of the Kings County Supreme Court.

Mr. Taub received his Bachelor of Talmudic Law, summa cum laude, from a well known top Talmudic academy ("yeshiva") in 2002 where he was first in his class in each semester, and a member and later president of the debate team. Joe then received his law degree from Fordham University School of Law in 2009.

Mr. Taub’s decision to become a lawyer was borne out of many life experiences. Those who learn Talmud with commitment develop strong analytical skills. It is partly because of that study that the law attracted him, along with its inherent characteristic of advocacy.

Bar Admission:
He is a member of the bars of the State of New York and the US District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He has also practiced in other federal courts on a case by case basis.

Professional Affiliations:
Mr. Taub is a member of theNew York State Bar Association, and Association of the Bar of the City of New York (ABCNY).

Language Skills:
Mr. Taub is fluent in Hebrew and Yiddish and speaks and reads basic German, Swiss German and Spanish.

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