Joseph E. Santanasto practices in the areas of civil litigation and employment law, with a concentration in sexual harassment, racial discrimination, disability claims, whistleblowing, family leave, private-sector labor law, employment contracts and non-competition/restrictive covenant litigation.

Before joining the firm, Joseph was a law clerk to the Hon. Patrick J. Arre, J.S.C. Superior Court of New Jersey, Hudson Vicinage, Law Division, Civil Part.  Joseph obtained a Juris Doctor magna cum laude from Seton Hall University School of Law.  He obtained a Bachelor of Science from Fordham University.

Joseph was a member of the Seton Hall Law Review and interned for the Seton Hall Law Center for Social Justice: Civil Litigation Clinic.  He served as an intern for the Hon. Edward O’Connor, Jr., J.S.C. in Hudson County (now retired) while in law school.  He also interned with the New York Attorney General’s Office in the Investor Protection Bureau.

Joseph is a member of the Hudson County Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Hudson Inn of Court.