Joseph P.Falvey (Joe)


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Joe Falvey helps clients navigate significant legal issues in complex civil litigation, with a focus on motions practice and appellate advocacy.

Before joining Jones Day, Joe served as a law clerk to Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts Jr., Judge Thomas B. Griffith of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and Judge Dabney L. Friedrich of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.


  • Washington Post defeats reporter's discrimination claimsThe D.C. Superior Court granted Jones Day's motion to dismiss, on behalf of The Washington Post and a group of current and former senior editors, in a high-profile case filed by one of the newspaper's national political reporters.
  • Consumer organization successfully challenges structure of Consumer Product Safety CommissionJones Day successfully represented a consumer organization in a constitutional challenge to the structure of the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
  • Virginia parents obtain injunction against mask mandate in Loudoun County public schoolsJones Day assisted Virginia parents in successfully challenging the Loudoun County School Board’s mask mandate, which required public school students to wear masks throughout the school day regardless of their parents’ wishes.
  • Scientist challenges composition of EPA advisory committeesJones Day represents Dr. S. Stanley Young, a scientist challenging the composition of two United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) advisory committees — the Science Advisory Board and the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee.
  • Employer challenges OSHA under nondelegation doctrineJones Day represents Allstates Refractory Contractors, LLC in challenging the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) statute as a violation of the nondelegation doctrine.
  • Catholic Archdiocese of Washington obtains preliminary injunction against D.C. worship restrictionsJones Day represented the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington in obtaining a preliminary injunction against the District of Columbia's COVID-related restrictions on the number of people who can attend indoor worship services.