Senior Partner


Practice Areas

·    Corporate and Business Planning

·         Mergers and Acquisitions

·         Real Estate

·         Securities and Finance

·         Sports and Entertainment Law

·         Taxation

·         Wealth Management and Preservation



Joseph P. Baratta is the founding member of our firm. He focuses his practice on business transactions.  His experience includes advising owners and investors, in both closely held as well as public companies, on a wide variety of transactions, including business acquisitions, complex finance transactions, taxation and commercial real estate transactions.


Joseph brings his experience, along with his dedication to superior client service, to every transaction. He strives to serve his clients not only as a document draftsman and negotiator, but also as a counselor with the ability to strike an appropriate balance between legal and business considerations. Joseph is committed to providing top-quality representation and to being accessible to his clients at every turn.


Representative Transactions 

Joseph has participated in more than 100 Initial Public and Secondary Offerings registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission and counseled privately held companies in all aspects of general business planning. He has also coordinated and supervised complex commercial litigation.



·         J.D., Fordham University

·         B.S., Fordham University



·         Member of the State Bar of New York

·         Member of the New York City Bar Association

·         Member of the Columbian Lawyers Association


Awards and Honors

·         Lawyers Title Award

·         Jurisprudence Award