Joseph C. Tortorici

Biography

Joseph Tortorici
Joe Tortorici is the firm's Managing Partner of the Dubai office and Middle East operations. Mr. Tortorici has extensive experience in private equity, M&A, corporate governance, privatizations, capital markets transactions, joint ventures, and financings, particularly those in a cross-border setting. Major clients have included Citigroup, Deutsche Telekom, Bell Atlantic International, Cesky Telecom, and General Electric Capital Corporation.

Mr. Tortorici practiced law for more than seven years in New York prior to moving to Weil’s Budapest office in 1991. He established the firm’s Prague office in 1992 and worked throughout Weil’s European network through 2008, playing a key role in establishing most of the firm’s European offices.

In 2008 Mr. Tortorici took a leading role in developing the firm’s plans for its Middle East operations and is now based in Dubai.

Mr. Tortorici holds a B.A., cum laude, from Columbia University and a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, where he was an editor of the Columbia Journal of Environmental Law.

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