Joseph Townsend is a member of the Litigation team at CMM. His practice focuses primarily on complex commercial litigation, as well as construction, municipal, and personal injury matters. Joe also works closely with the firm’s Corporate Department, assisting with labor and employment investigations, shareholder disputes, and transactional matters.
Joe joined CMM as a Summer Associate in 2022. He continued to hone his research and drafting skills at the firm during his final year of law school, working closely with firm leadership on a variety of legal and business issues.
While a student at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, Joe was a member of Hofstra Law Review, where he served on the Managing Board as the Managing Editor of Articles for Volume 51. He also held several prestigious internships and externships, including an externship with the Honorable James M. Wicks in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Joe enjoys surfing, traveling, and attending New York Islanders games.
Quinnipiac University, B.A., cum laude
Hofstra University, Maurice A. Deane School of Law, J.D., cum laude
Managing Editor of Articles, Hofstra Law Review, Volume 51