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Joseph J. Minock


Joseph Minock counsels clients involved in complex, high-exposure civil matters in state and federal cases throughout the United States. His civil litigation practice focuses specifically on the representation of owners, sureties, architects, engineers, contractors and subcontractors in complex design and construction cases, as well as the defense of clients involved in individual and class action tort litigation relating to personal injury, product liability, and consumer finance claims.


University of Virginia, B.A., 2006

Emory University School of Law, J.D., 2011
Dean's Award, Legal Writing, Research and Advocacy Program
Executive Managing Editor, Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Virginia State Bar
  • U.S. Bankruptcy and District Courts, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Georgia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy and District Courts, Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia

Representative Experience

Obtained $5 million prejudgment interest award on motion for summary judgment in multi-jurisdictional dispute in Delaware and Georgia. 

Currently serving as lead counsel for national restaurant franchise in connection with multi-state Hepatitis A outbreak.

Assisted in the successful defense of a global shipping and logistics company in a 3-week wrongful death trial in Florida in which plaintiff's pretrial demand exceeded $50 million.