Bousquet Holstein PLLC is pleased to announce that Joseph J. Porcello has joined the firm as Senior Counsel in the Litigation Practice Group.

Joe is a versatile commercial lawyer who helps clients resolve commercial disputes and defend product liability lawsuits, advises sales managers and teams regarding marketing and advertising issues, assists policyholders to maximize their insurance coverage, and negotiates commercial agreements.  Joe has substantial international experience, and he is well-equipped to assist clients with cross-border matters. A substantial focus of Joe’s practice involves assisting clients in favorably resolving commercial disputes, including through litigation, if necessary.  He has broad subject matter experience, representing clients in contract disputes, false advertising / unfair competition matters, and intellectual property litigation.  Joe regularly assists policyholder clients seeking insurance coverage in a variety of contexts, including product and construction defect liabilities, property damage, and business interruption losses.  He also provides strategic advice regarding the management of underlying claims to maximize insurance recovery.

Prior to joining Bousquet Holstein, Joe practiced for more than 11 years at global law firm K&L Gates LLP. He is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, and earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, graduating magna cum laude at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA. Joe is a native of Central New York, and he and his family recently relocated back to the area from Pittsburgh.  He is admitted to practice law in both New York and Pennsylvania.