Joel D. Gottesman

Staff Attorney

Cleveland
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Overview

Joel Gottesman is a member of the BakerHostetler team serving as court-appointed counsel to the Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (BLMIS), an unprecedented recovery effort involving hundreds of actions.

Select Experience

  • Working on cases in active discovery and document review to prepare evidence supporting the SIPA Trustee's claims against defendants, and working to respond to document requests from defendants.
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Experience

  • Working on cases in active discovery and document review to prepare evidence supporting the SIPA Trustee's claims against defendants, and working to respond to document requests from defendants.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
    • Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts

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Publications

Alerts

Community

  • Shoes and Clothes for Kids: Associate Board
  • Orchard STEM School (Cleveland): Tutor

Prior Positions

  • Milton A. Kramer Law Clinic

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • Ohio

Education

  • J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • B.A., History, The Ohio State University

Blog

In The Blogs

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Health Law Update
Capitol Hill Healthcare Update
July 17, 2018
HOUSE PANEL TO EXAMINE POTENTIAL CHANGES TO STARK LAW Senior Health and Human Services (HHS) officials are scheduled to testify this week before a House subcommittee examining whether laws governing physician self-referral are an...
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Financial Services Blog
Unique challenges for commercial landlords posed by large-scale retailer bankruptcies
By Lars H. Fuller
July 2, 2018
(Excerpted from “Retail Bankruptcies – Protections for Landlords,” Practical Law Journal, May 2018, by Lars Fuller) Due to increasing competition from online sellers, recent years have seen a dramatic uptick in Chapter 11 bankruptcy...
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Financial Services Blog
Ground Leases: Some Basics, Some Specifics and How to Make Them Financeable
By Eben P. Clark
June 29, 2018
Ground leases are fairly common but sometimes overlooked property interests. A succinct but adequate definition of a ground lease was articulated by Herbert Thorndike Tiffany (Tiffany on Real Property § 85.50 [3d ed.]) as follows: [A]n...
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Health Law Update
Capitol Hill Healthcare Update
June 26, 2018
LAWMAKERS COOL TO TRUMP PLAN ON HHS, GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION The response from lawmakers on Capitol Hill to the White House plan to reorganize the federal government – including proposed changes to multiple healthcare agencies – ranged...
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Financial Services Blog
Supreme Court Holds That a Statement About a Single Asset Can Be a Statement Respecting a Debtor's Financial Condition
By Eric R. Goodman
June 25, 2018
The Supreme Court held that a statement about a single asset can be a “statement respecting the debtor’s financial condition” for purposes of determining the application of the exception to discharge set forth in Section 523(a)(2) of the...
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