Joseph Andrew Gershman

Joseph Andrew Gershman

Rich, Intelisano & Katz, LLP
  • Bankruptcy, Securities Law, Real Estate Law
  • New York
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Joseph A. Gershman is a partner of Rich, Intelisano & Katz. His practice focuses on complex commercial, securities, real estate and bankruptcy litigation. Mr. Gershman is rated by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings as an AV Preeminent attorney, its highest designation, with his peers recognizing him as “an excellent lawyer” and “an outstanding litigator”. He is also a recipient of The Legal Aid Society’s 2013 Pro Bono Publico Award for outstanding service to the Society and its clients.

Mr. Gershman has extensive experience within the areas of complex commercial, securities, real estate and bankruptcy litigation, as well as commercial and securities arbitrations. He has represented financial services firms, hedge funds, real estate companies, law firms, litigation trusts, creditors committees and individuals in a broad variety of commercial disputes, including disputes involving securities fraud, contractual breaches, partnership disputes, lender liability claims, RICO claims, antitrust claims, and efforts to recover assets for the creditors of insolvent companies. Prior to becoming a partner at Rich, Intelisano & Katz, Mr. Gershman was a partner at Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman, and an associate at Cahill Gordon & Reindel.

Mr. Gershman received his law degree from Harvard Law School in 1996, cum laude, where he was a member of the Board of Student Advisers and Co-Chair of the Tenant Advocacy Project. He received his A.B. from Princeton University in 1990, cum laude, where he majored in public policy, attending the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He is a member of the New York State Bar, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York, and District of Colorado, and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Gershman is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the Federal Bar Council.

Harvard Law School
Honors: cum laude
Princeton University
Honors: cum laude
Professional Experience
Rich, Intelisano & Katz, LLP
- Current
Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP
Cahill Gordon & Reindel
United States Peace Corps Volunteer
United States Peace Corps
Mali, West Africa
Pro Bono Publico Award
The Legal Aid Society
AV Preeminent
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review ratings
Professional Associations
Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Federal Bar Council - Second Circuit Courts Committee
New York State Bar # 2828945
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
2nd Circuit
U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Securities Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • English
  • French
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Joseph A. Gershman's Website Profile
Rich, Intelisano & Katz, LLP Website
Securities Fraud Attorney Blog
New York Commercial and Construction Lawyer Blog
Contact & Map
Rich, Intelisano & Katz, LLP
915 Broadway
New York, NY 10010
Telephone: (212) 684-0300