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Tina Hwa Joe


Advises clients in industries including technology, finance, energy and real estate in a broad range of complex litigation matters.

Tina represents clients in a broad range of complex litigation matters, including contractual disputes, tort and fraud actions, bankruptcy-related litigation, antitrust matters and regulatory enforcement. Her practice includes cases in federal and state courts, arbitration proceedings, and matters before government agencies. She also advises businesses on related strategic considerations, including on contractual rights, potential claims and collateral consequences.

Experience highlights

  • Multiple major financial institutions in fraudulent transfer litigation seeking clawback of loan repayments
  • Citi in litigations arising out of the bankruptcy of Millennium Health, including successful dismissal of securities litigation
  • JPMorgan Chase in the multi-billion-dollar fraudulent transfer litigation arising out of the bankruptcy of Tribune
  • Trial counsel to the Williams Companies as plaintiff in an expedited breach of contract action in the Delaware Court of Chancery relating to a potential initial public offering  
  • Fortune 500 company in New York Commercial Division lawsuit over liability relating to oil refinery
  • Broker-dealer in arbitration relating to the alleged misappropriation of trade secrets and unfair competition
  • Major Israeli bank in international tax investigation by multiple U.S. regulators
  • Major technology company in parallel investigations by the FTC, DOJ and state attorneys general 
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J.D., Harvard Law School
B.A., Economics, Harvard University
  • magna cum laude
Law Clerk, Hon. Naomi Reice Buchwald, U.S. District Court, S.D. New York, 2016-2017
Professional history
  • Davis Polk since 2013
Qualifications and admissions
  • State of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, E.D. New York
  • U.S. District Court, N.D. Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, S.D. New York
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