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159 Crocker Park Boulevard, 4th Floor,
Westlake, OH 44145
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Joseph D. Carney
Westlake, Ohio
Managing Partner, since 1987
phone (440) 249-0850
fax (440) 249-0851
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Senior partner and firm founder Joseph Carney received his J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law (Cleveland, Ohio) in 1977, and his L.L.M. (Masters of Law) from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1983. A former special counsel to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Mr. Carney was promoted in only three years to partner at the Cleveland law firm of Calfree, Halter & Griswold before launching Joseph D. Carney & Associates in 1993. A licensed arbitrator, he is admitted to both the Ohio and District of Columbia bars, as well to practice before as the U.S. District Courts, Courts of Appeals and U.S. Supreme Court. Joseph Carney is an active member of the Cleveland, Ohio community, serving as trustee to multiple civic organizations. A noted author and lecturer on securities and business law topics, Mr. Carney is frequently asked to consult on complex securities investigation and litigation, including broker-dealer issues, insurance securities, forensic accounting, and publicly or privately-held companies.
Areas of Practice:
Administrative Law
Agriculture Law
Business Organizations
Litigation & Appeals
Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures
Securities Law
Bar Admissions:
Ohio, 1977
District of Columbia, 1980
U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1984
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1984
U.S. Supreme Court, 1989
Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia, 1983
LL.M.Sec., Master of Law(s) Securities Regulation

Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio, 1977

Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, 1977

Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, 1974
Honors:Cum Laude

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Ohio Division of Securities, 1988 - Present
Licensing Advisory Committee

Ohio Division of Securities, 1990 - 1992
Co-Chairman, Enforcement Advisory Committee

American Bar Association

Ohio State Bar Association

Federal Bar Association
Past Executive Committee

Federal Bar Association
Past Director, Secretary, Deputy Chair and Chair