Joseph D. Becker is a founding partner of Becker, Glynn, Muffly, Chassin & Hosinski LLP, a general practice international law firm in New York City, and a consulting member of the firm’s corporate and litigation groups. A graduate of the Harvard Law School, he was formerly Assistant General Counsel of Allied-Signal Corporation engaged in corporate acquisitions and litigation, and served for 12 years as Adjunct Professor of International Commercial Law at New York University School of Law. He has been chairman and vice-chairman of committees of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the International Bar Association and a member of the board of directors of the New York University Alumni Association. He has published more than 35 law review papers on subjects related to his professional work. He is fluent in German.
Mr. Becker received his B.A. in 1949 and M.A. in 1952 from New York University and his J.D. in 1953 from Harvard University.