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Joseph Mourad represents both sellers and purchasers in a wide array of acquisitions and dispositions of commercial real estate, including office, warehouse and industrial properties, and assists with due diligence in connection with same. He represents both landlords and tenants in all aspects of lease transactions and aids clients with land use planning and development.

Joseph has experience in supporting clients in the land development approval process for various complex projects, including those involving industrial and warehouse facilities, continuing care retirement communities, multi-family residential developments, and office and commercial facilities.

Joseph also represents clients in corporate matters, such as mergers and acquisitions involving owned and leased real property.

Prior Experience

While in law school, Joseph served as a research assistant for Stuart L. Deutsch, the acting senior associate dean of Rutgers School of Law – Newark. He also served as a study group facilitator for the law school’s Minority Student Program. He was a summer associate for the firm during the summer of his first and second years of law school. 


Bar Admissions

New Jersey
New York


Montclair State University
B.A. summa cum laude (2012)

Rutgers School of Law
J.D. summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, Rutgers Law Review (2015)

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

In addition to his practice, Joseph participates in the firm’s Florham Park office’s Bloomfield College Initiative, a legal enrichment program at Bloomfield College in Bloomfield, New Jersey. Joseph has also participated in the firm’s Law2Life program, a legal enrichment and mock trial program at Eastside High School in Paterson, New Jersey.

Joseph has also assisted nonprofit corporations with real estate matters.

Firm Leadership

  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Florham Park Summer Associate Committee; Florham Park Hiring Committee; Mentor, Florham Park First Year Associate Mentoring Program


  • Best Lawyers® — "Ones to Watch," Real Estate Law, 2021-24
    This award is conferred by Best Lawyers. A description of the methodology is available here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
  • Faegre Drinker — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2021
    This award is conferred by Faegre Drinker. A description of the selection methodology is available here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
  • Rutgers School of Law – Carol and Paul Miller Scholarship
  • Rutgers School of Law – Saul Tischler Memorial Scholarship
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