Joe focuses his practice on corporate transactional matters including mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, and general corporate governance.
Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Joe served as judicial law clerk to U.S. District Judge James Wesley Hendrix in the Northern District of Texas.
Joe graduated Order of the Coif from Texas Tech University School of Law where he served as the lead articles editor for the Texas Tech Law Review and the co-executive editor of the Texas/American Bank Lawyer. Additionally, he represented the university in five national moot court competitions, two state competitions, and was inducted in the National Order of the Barristers.
Texas Tech University School of LawJD
summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, Lead Articles Editor, Texas Tech Law Review; Co-Executive Editor, Texas Bank Lawyer2020
- Trinity UniversityBAEconomics, with concentration in Law2017
Champion, Top Advocate, and Best Brief, Texas Young Lawyers Association State Moot Court Competition, 2020
Recipient, Donald M. Hunt Outstanding Barrister Award, 2020
Recipient, Texas Tech Law Review Career Commitment Award, 2020
Recipient, Texas Tech University Pro Bono Honors Award, 2020
Best Brief, Top Preliminary Round Advocate, and Semi-Finalist, National Pretrial Competition, 2019
Best Brief and Semi-Finalist, Texas Young Lawyers Association State Moot Court Competition, 2019
Recipient, Texas Tech University Distinction Award Constitutional Law, 2018; Property, 2018; Wind Energy Law, 2018; and Texas Mineral Titles, 2019
Champion, Top Advocate, and Second Best Brief, Southern Illinois University National Health Law Moot Court Competition, 2018
Champion, Texas Tech University Board of Barristers Advanced Negotiations Competition, 2018
Recipient, Texas Tech University, Top Grade Award Evidence 2019; Water Law, 2019; Legal Practice, 2017; and Texas Administrative Practice, 2018
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