Joseph Sauer – Special Litigation Counsel
Joe began his legal career as an Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of New York in the Bronx Tort Division, where he served for over five years, including two years as a full-time trial attorney. He handled a wide variety of cases for the Law Department representing the various City agencies, including the NYPD, Department of Corrections, FDNY and Department of Education, involving many different issues, including civil rights, intentional torts, negligent supervision, motor vehicle accidents and premises liability cases. Joe obtained favorable outcomes for the city, including several defense verdicts, and received Division Chief Awards in 2014 and 2017 for his outstanding work.
Recognized by his peers for his outstanding achievements, Joe has been named for inclusion in New York Metro Super Lawyers Rising Stars since 2019.
Joe earned his J.D. in 2013, graduating magna cum laude from Pace University School of Law while working full-time as a paralegal for a White Plains insurance defense firm. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts in international relations.