Biography

Joe Castelluccio is a partner in Mayer Brown’s New York office and a member of the Corporate & Securities practice. He helps clients balance risks and opportunities with a combination of legal acumen and business experience. As a former investment banker and finance professional, Joe focuses his practice on complex, cross border transactions for which he is:

  • A trusted advisor to US and multinational companies for M&A, joint ventures, equity transactions and other corporate matters;
  • An experienced deal team leader for complex, multi-jurisdictional transactions;
  • A seasoned negotiator and project manager; and
  • Knowledgeable in a broad range of sectors, including financial services, technology, insurance, industrials, chemicals and infrastructure.

In addition, Joe regularly represents underwriters in issuing representation and warranty insurance and other types of transactional insurance in connection with M&A deals.

Joe is also a lecturer in Fordham Law School’s Transactional Skills for Global Legal Practice program and a faculty member for the Practising Law Institute’s seminar on Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company. 

Prior to attending law school, Joe worked at Prudential Securities as an analyst in the investment banking group and as an associate in the equity capital markets group. While attending law school, Joe worked in the division of enforcement at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

Joe is a member of the Legal Advisory Council of Sanctuary for Families, the leading nonprofit organization in New York dedicated exclusively to serving the needs of domestic violence victims, sex trafficking victims, and their children. He is also a member of the Northeast Advisory Board for Youth About Business, a national youth leadership development organization that introduces high school students from diverse and underserved communities to the world of business through intensive summer M&A programs.

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