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Steven H. Joseph

Associate

One Post Office Square
30th Floor
Boston, MA 02109
steven.joseph@nelsonmullins.com

Steve Joseph is an associate in the Boston office of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough where he helps companies and individuals navigate conflicts in the modern enforcement, regulatory, and business environments. As a member of the firm’s White Collar Defense & Government Investigations Practice, Steve has guided individuals through investigations by the Department of Justice...

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Steve Joseph is an associate in the Boston office of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough where he helps companies and individuals navigate conflicts in the modern enforcement, regulatory, and business environments. As a member of the firm’s White Collar Defense & Government Investigations Practice, Steve has guided individuals through investigations by the Department of Justice and defended against criminal prosecutions in federal and state court. In addition, Steve counsels clients who have been victims of data breaches to help them investigate the incident, identify legal obligations and risks, and prepare appropriate responses and disclosures. Steve also represents employers and employees in employment disputes and when trade secrets are threatened. When it is time to go to court, Steve represents entrepreneurs, local businesses, major corporations, and multi-national banks in a range of complex and commercial litigation.

and defended against criminal prosecutions in federal and state court. In addition, Steve counsels clients who have been victims of data breaches to help them investigate the incident, identify legal obligations and risks, and prepare appropriate responses and disclosures. Steve also represents employers and employees in employment disputes and when trade secrets are threatened. When it is time to go to court, Steve represents entrepreneurs, local businesses, major corporations, and multi-national banks in a range of complex and commercial litigation.

Steve Joseph is an associate in the Boston office of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough where he helps companies and individuals navigate conflicts in the modern enforcement, regulatory, and business environments. As a member of the firm’s White Collar Defense & Government Investigations Practice, Steve has guided individuals through investigations by the Department of Justice... and defended against criminal prosecutions in federal and state court. In addition, Steve counsels clients who have been victims of data breaches to help them investigate the incident, identify legal obligations and risks, and prepare appropriate responses and disclosures. Steve also represents employers and employees in employment disputes and when trade secrets are threatened. When it is time to go to court, Steve represents entrepreneurs, local businesses, major corporations, and multi-national banks in a range of complex and commercial litigation.

Experience

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

Representative Matters

  • Representing current and former employees of a financial institution in connection with a Department of Justice investigation
  • Counseled a training and compliance service provider through all stages of a data breach incident, including incident analysis and incident disclosure (i.e., notification in compliance with all regulatory requirements)
  • Won summary judgment in an insurance coverage dispute on behalf of an insurer in New Hampshire Superior Court
  • Represented an executive of a medical device company in connection with a federal indictment charging healthcare fraud and securities fraud
  • Represented foreign-based employees of an automotive parts manufacturer in connection with a Department of Justice obstruction of justice investigation; clients testified without prosecution
  • Represented the executive of a nursing home services provider in connection with a healthcare fraud investigation; prosecutors declined to pursue a case against the client
  • Represented a senior employee of a defense contractor in connection with a False Claims Act investigation; prosecutors declined to pursue a case against the client
  • Obtained dismissal of claims against a business owner brought by a former business partner in Massachusetts Superior Court

Previous Professional Experience

  • Boutique law firm based in Boston, MA specializing in white collar criminal defense, internal corporate investigations, and complex civil litigation
  • Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General
    • Member of the trial team that successfully defended the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families against a federal class-action lawsuit

Education

  • Boston College Law School, JD, cum laude (2011)
    • Note Editor, International and Comparative Law Review
    • Jessup International Law Moot Court Team
  • Dartmouth College, BA (2005)

Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

Practice Areas

Industries

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  • Boston Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Dartmouth Lawyers Association
  • Captains Committee, Lawyers Have Heart 5K
  • KIND (Kids In Need of Defense) Pro Bono Immigration Counsel
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