Areas of Focus
Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, J.D.
- Summa cum laude
University of Oxford, B.A. Honours, Philosophy and Politics
The University of Akron, M.B.A., Finance
The Ohio State University, M.A., History
State University of New York, College at Geneseo, B.A., Philosophy and Sociology
- Magna cum laude
Joseph D. Stewart-Pirone
- Senior Associate
Joe practices in the areas of tax law, general corporate law, commercial agreements and private equity financing. Before beginning his law career, he was in operations management at a mid-size transportation and logistics services firm with a long history of serving the automotive industry. He has also worked professionally in the telecommunications technology and accounting fields.
- Represented buyers, sellers and management teams in various business acquisitions, including both stock and asset sales, private equity deals and distressed scenarios.
- Advised transportation carrier and broker concerning corporate reorganization for liability risk management and asset protection.
- Advised lessee in negotiation of five-year capital lease for 600-vehicle fleet.
- Advised transportation broker concerning chemical cargo contamination claim.