Joe Esposito is a partner in the Washington office of Hunton & Williams LLP, where his practice focuses on complex commercial litigation. Joe’s trial experience ranges from a jury trial in the Eastern District of Virginia between competitors in the student loan industry and a patent infringement jury trial in Trenton, New Jersey, concerning memory chips, to a customs fraud jury trial in the Court of International Trade, an antitrust suit in Iowa, and a corporate tax case in the U.S. Tax Court.
Joe is a member of the American Law Institute. He has served as an Adjunct Professor at the George Mason University School of Law, and on the faculty of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. He also serves on the volunteer mediator panel for the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Joe is Advocacy Vice-Chair of the Mediation Committee of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution. He also co-chairs the Membership Subcommittee of the Corporate Counsel Committee of the Section of Litigation.
He received his B.A. from the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he was City Editor of The Spectrum and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and his J.D. from the New York University School of Law, where he served on the Annual Survey of American Law. After law school, he served federal trial and appellate judicial clerkships, then practiced on Wall Street before moving to Washington.