Joseph regularly represents public and private companies and private equity firms in a wide range of transactions, corporate governance issues and federal securities law matters, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, activist investor situations, takeover preparedness, strategic sales and joint ventures, domestic and cross-border transactions, debt and equity financings, and SEC reporting obligations.

Joseph was recently recognized by the Daily Journal with a 2016 California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year award for his work on the Broadcom-Avago deal.


Memberships & Affiliations

Joseph is involved in advancing a variety of programs and initiatives at the UC Berkeley School of Law and the Haas School of Business. He founded and oversees the Emma and Joseph H. Halloum Business Competition and the Emma and Joseph H. Halloum Negotiation Competition. The Business Competition is the first and only one in the nation to combine the disciplines of a university's law school and graduate business school in a negotiation case competition. The Negotiation Competition is an internal honors competition at Berkeley Law which aims to develop corporate law negotiation skills for first-year law students.


Admissions & Qualifications

  • California
  • District of Columbia


  • University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
  • University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business