Lawyers

Houston
TransWestern Tower
1900 West Loop South
Suite 1000
Houston, TX 77027


Education

J.D., South Texas College of Law, 1984

  • Received awards for written and oral advocacy

B.B.A., University of Houston, 1978

  • Honors Graduate

Honors

Super Lawyers® distinction in the field of Business Litigation (2012)

Houston's "Top Lawyers" by H Texas Magazine, Commercial Litigation (2011 & 2013)

Joseph DiCecco is the Managing Partner of the Houston office. In addition, Mr. DiCecco is chair of the firm's 260+ Commercial Litigation Practice Group. He is also an active member in the Business Transactions, Insurance, Health Care, and Hospitality practice groups. 

For the past 30 years, Mr. DiCecco has served the business, transactional and litigation needs of a multitude of business, industrial, manufacturing, financial, service industries and healthcare based clients. In addition to his Commercial Transactional, Litigation and Healthcare experience, Mr. DiCecco has a large Insurance Defense practice, and is listed as panel counsel for a myriad of major North American insurers.

Mr. DiCecco has litigated 4500 matters, and has negotiated and consummated a broad range of commercial litigation, transactional, contracting and corporate matters for a wide variety of industries including manufacturing, service industries, the oil patch, and health care. He has served as lead counsel on numerous buy-side and sell-side mergers and acquisitions transactions in those industries and serves as outside corporate counsel for public and private closely-held corporations, assisting them on a daily basis.

Admissions

Texas
U.S. District Courts for Texas (Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts)
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

Memberships

Houston Bar Association
American Bar Association
State Bar of Texas
Association of Legal Counsel
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas

Community Involvement

Mr. DiCecco is actively involved in a wide range of community affairs in his church, the mission field, and non-profit organizations. He serves regularly on civic and professional boards and committees on behalf of his community. Mr. DiCecco has been a resident of Houston since 1966, and he and his wife are the proud parents of three boys and a daughter.

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Contact

(713) 490-4813

jdicecco@grsm.com


Offices

Houston

Education

J.D., South Texas College of Law, 1984

  • Received awards for written and oral advocacy

B.B.A., University of Houston, 1978

  • Honors Graduate

Honors

Super Lawyers® distinction in the field of Business Litigation (2012)

Houston's "Top Lawyers" by H Texas Magazine, Commercial Litigation (2011 & 2013)

Joseph W. DiCecco

Office Managing Partner

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Biography

Joseph DiCecco is the Managing Partner of the Houston office. In addition, Mr. DiCecco is chair of the firm's 260+ Commercial Litigation Practice Group. He is also an active member in the Business Transactions, Insurance, Health Care, and Hospitality practice groups. 

For the past 30 years, Mr. DiCecco has served the business, transactional and litigation needs of a multitude of business, industrial, manufacturing, financial, service industries and healthcare based clients. In addition to his Commercial Transactional, Litigation and Healthcare experience, Mr. DiCecco has a large Insurance Defense practice, and is listed as panel counsel for a myriad of major North American insurers.

Mr. DiCecco has litigated 4500 matters, and has negotiated and consummated a broad range of commercial litigation, transactional, contracting and corporate matters for a wide variety of industries including manufacturing, service industries, the oil patch, and health care. He has served as lead counsel on numerous buy-side and sell-side mergers and acquisitions transactions in those industries and serves as outside corporate counsel for public and private closely-held corporations, assisting them on a daily basis.

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Admissions

Texas
U.S. District Courts for Texas (Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts)
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

Memberships

Houston Bar Association
American Bar Association
State Bar of Texas
Association of Legal Counsel
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas

Community Involvement

Mr. DiCecco is actively involved in a wide range of community affairs in his church, the mission field, and non-profit organizations. He serves regularly on civic and professional boards and committees on behalf of his community. Mr. DiCecco has been a resident of Houston since 1966, and he and his wife are the proud parents of three boys and a daughter.

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