Joe Noreña practices commercial litigation, having participated in securities, antitrust, civil and criminal fraud, and other matters for clients across the country. Joe's experience includes drafting pleadings, motions, and discovery and participating in trial preparation. Joe also has served as lead defense counsel in over a dozen cases arising under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). In addition, Joe has experience representing clients in internal investigations, as well as defending clients in investigations before the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Joe maintains an active pro bono practice. He represents clients in asylum proceedings, and he also represents veterans seeking benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
While in law school, Joe successfully helped write the briefs and conducted the direct oral argument for a case in front of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
- Boston College (J.D. cum laude 2019; Articles Editor, Boston College Law Review; Ninth Circuit Appellate Project Clinic); Vanderbilt University (B.A. in Political Science and Latin American Studies 2015)
- New York and U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
- Intern, Massachusetts Committee for Public Counsel Services, Children and Family Law Division (Summer 2017)
- Intern to Judge O. Rogeriee Thompson, U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit (Spring 2018)