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Joseph J. Boylan (Joe)


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  • Washington University in St. Louis (J.D. magna cum laude 2014; Order of the Coif; Appellate Clinic; Jurisprudence Review; National Moot Court Team); Wake Forest University (M.A. in Business Management with distinction 2010; B.A. in Philosophy 2009)

Bar Admissions

  • New York and U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Southern, and Western Districts of New York

Joe Boylan is an experienced litigator who represents corporations and financial institutions in a variety of complex civil disputes and regulatory matters. He regularly advises clients on issues relating to corporate contracts and financial securities, including credit default swaps, ISDA-documented derivatives, and other bespoke financial instruments. He also counsels trustees, master servicers, servicers, and other deal parties on issues involving residential mortgage-backed securities trusts and related litigation.

Joe has represented clients such as Deutsche Bank, Experian, the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy estate, and Wells Fargo in numerous matters in New York state, federal, and bankruptcy courts and courts in California, Texas, and Pennsylvania. He has served as liaison counsel in coordinated litigation against multiple defendants, represented large financial institutions in several multibillion dollar class action litigations involving residential mortgage-backed securities, and acted as lead defense counsel in more than a dozen cases brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

In addition to his work on behalf of corporate clients, Joe has an active pro bono practice. Some recent representations include cases with Her Justice on behalf of disadvantaged women seeking relief in New York family court, assisting foreign victims of violence and abuse with asylum applications through Jones Day's Laredo Project, and representing elderly tenants in housing disputes with their landlords.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Joe obtained his master's degree in business and worked in forecasting and market analytics for a Fortune 500 company.

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