Joseph J. Donaldson


New York
Phone number
(212) 808-5963

Joe Donaldson’s practice focuses on complex commercial disputes and consumer class action defense. Joe helps clients in the manufacturing, finance, and medical sectors, among others. He has successfully briefed motions at all stages of litigation, including motions to dismiss and for summary judgment.

Joe is proud to maintain an active pro bono practice. Since joining the firm, Joe has successfully petitioned a family court for orders of guardianship for a family of five children from Honduras, and secured dismissal of federal removal proceedings against them, assisted recent immigrants with green card applications and other proceedings, and is part of a team representing a peaceful protestor in federal court in Louisiana, whose arrest by local authorities violated her Constitutional rights.

While in law school, Joe was part of clinic teams that represented incarcerated litigants pursuing civil rights claims in federal court, as well as public school employees before the New York State Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board.