He advises large and small creditors (including Fortune 500 companies, lenders and trade creditors), debtors, committees, bankruptcy trustees and affected third parties through all types of creditor-debtor scenarios. Specifically, Joe counsels on:
- Collection matters
- Foreclosure and UCC Article 9 sales
- Chapter 11 reorganizations and related litigations
- Bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy liquidations
- State and federal court receiverships
- Assignments for the benefits of creditors
- Out-of-court restructurings
- Avoidance actions
Joe handles both litigation and transactional work, and much of his work includes both. He shares his knowledge with the bankruptcy legal community by coauthoring a regular column in The Legal Intelligencer since 2010. He also authors articles for the American Bankruptcy Institute and others, and speaks on numerous panels.
Joe is a second-career lawyer who previously held positions of lead designer, programmer and creative director for a multimedia marketing/advertising firm, and later owned a creative services consulting firm.
Joe enjoys travel, especially trips that include swimming with sea turtles through coral reefs. He can frequently be found camping with his daughters in one of Pennsylvania’s many state parks. He is an avid racquetball player.