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J.D., Albany Law School, 2004

  • Lead Articles Editor, Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology

B.A., cum laude, Political Science, American University


Honorable Anthony Carpinello, Appellate Justice, Third Judicial Department, New York Supreme Court


Rising Stars® distinction in the fields of Professional Liability: Defense, Personal Injury - General: Defense, and Civil Litigation: Defense (2014-2015)

Joseph Salvo is a partner in the Gordon & Rees New York office. His practice primarily focuses on privacy/data security and technology litigation, professional liability defense and complex commercial and product liability litigation. Mr. Salvo’s practice involves defending a broad range of clients including directors and officers of both large and small businesses, attorneys, architects, engineers, accountants, brokers, health care facilities, manufacturers, distributers and employers against claims of civil liability in New York’s state and federal courts including breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and fraud. Mr. Salvo also has significant experience arguing appeals on behalf of clients in New York’s Appellate Divisions and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Additionally, Mr. Salvo has had success in resolving cases and negotiating settlements on behalf of clients. 

Before joining Gordon & Rees, Mr. Salvo was a pre-trial and trial attorney with the Office of the Corporation Counsel, defending the City of New York in civil law suits. In connection with his representation of the City of New York, Mr. Salvo litigated extensively and successfully by achieving multiple defense verdicts and favorable resolutions of claims prior to reaching a verdict. Mr. Salvo’s past trial experience with the Office of the Corporation Counsel makes him a unique addition to the Gordon & Rees team. 

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Salvo served as an aide and speechwriter to New York State Senator, Thomas P. Morahan. 


New York
United States District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York