Joseph L. Forstadt

Professional Training
B.A. City College of the City University of New York, 1961; LL.B., New York University, 1964; Phi Alpha Delta; Weinfeld Fellow; Judge Jacob Markowitz Scholar; Benjamin F. Butler Memorial Prize

Professional Experience
Citizen's Commission on Reapportionment of the New York State Legislature, Staff Counsel (1964); Supreme Court of New York, First Department, Special Legal Counsel and Law Assistant to the Board of Justices (1965-1967); NYC Department of Licenses, Deputy Commissioner (1967); NYC Department of Consumer Affairs, Acting Commissioner (1968-1969); NYC Economic Development Administration, Assistant Administrator (1969); Stroock, Stroock, & Levan: Associate (1969-1976), Partner (1976-present)

Other Information
Special Advisor to Mayor of New York City; New York City Rent Guidelines Board; New York City Housing Court Advisory Council, Public Member (2001-2002); New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department, Disciplinary Committee, Special Trial Counsel; Author, "Discovery in Arbitration, ADR and the Law" (20th Ed., American Arbitration Association and Fordham Law School); Lecturer and Author, Title Insurance Litigation, Practising Law Institute, 1993-1994; Co-author of chapters "Dealing with the Government," and "Product Liability Considerations," in "Handbook of Management for the Growing Business (Von Nostrand Reinhold, 1986); Lecturer, "Trial Practice," New York County Lawyers Association, Continuing Legal Education Program on Trial Practice, 1977-1979