Joseph W. Gelb

Joseph Gelb retired from the partnership in 2007. He was a Litigation partner in the New York office and a member of the Firm’s Trade Practice and Regulatory Law Department.
Joseph’s practice focused on consumer financial services and antitrust law. He has lectured and written extensively on consumer credit issues for the Practising Law Institute, Prentice Hall, Executive Enterprises Publications, the Banking Law Institute, The Business Lawyer, and The Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report. He published a regular column on consumer financial services in the New York Law Journal.

Joseph is a founding member and trustee of The American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers. He is the former chairman of the Consumer Affairs Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the former chairman of the Distribution of Financial Services and the Interest Rate Regulation Subcommittees of the Committee on Consumer Financial Services of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section.

He was a law clerk to Judge Wilfred Feinberg then of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.