Joe Noreña practices commercial litigation, focusing on white collar criminal defense and securities litigation. Joe was part of a trial team that secured a settlement for a pharmaceutical company in a multicount criminal fraud case, and he has helped assess or defend other commercial and securities litigation claims.
Joe maintains an active pro bono practice. He represents clients in asylum proceedings, and he also works with the Firm's VetLex program that links veterans with pro bono attorneys.
While in law school, Joe successfully helped write the briefs and conducted the direct oral argument for a case in front of the Ninth Circuit, Yepez-Vargas v. Barr, 773 Fed. App'x. 885 (9th Cir. 2019).
- 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
- 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)