"U.S. Trial Firm of the Year" – 3 Consecutive Years (Benchmark; Law360)
Joe Bianco Portrait






  • Hon. Ronnie Abrams, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York


  • New York

Joseph Bianco focuses his practice on high-stakes business disputes, complex litigation, and white collar investigations.

Prior to joining Hueston Hennigan, Mr. Bianco was a commercial litigation associate at Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP.

While in law school, Mr. Bianco worked as an intern for the United States Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of North Carolina. He also served as an editor for the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy and was a Mordecai Scholar. As an undergraduate, he also interned with the United States Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York.


Representing Shopify Inc. in multiple class action lawsuits arising out of a data breach.

Representing Medtronic in a patent infringement suit concerning medical device technology.

Represented a video game publisher and its high-level executives in a high-profile billion-dollar FTC investigation in Washington, D.C. and North Carolina.

Represented a Leading American Technology Company in a civil action brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission regarding the legal and regulatory status of a cryptocurrency token.

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Represented former directors and shareholders of a major pharmaceutical company in prescription opioid litigation.

Advised a venture capital firm in recovery of investment into a fraudulent software corporation.

Represented a multinational bank in an investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission concerning regulatory violation.

Represented an individual seeking relief pursuant to the New York Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act.

Represented the Prisoners’ Legal Services of New York in Freedom of Information Law litigation against the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.