Joseph Bial regularly represents clients across a wide array of industries in high-profile antitrust and commercial litigation in federal district and appellate courts, as well as before state and federal regulatory agencies. Joe has a particular expertise and extensive experience handling antitrust, international cartel and antimonopoly cases in the United States and Asia, as well as in defending civil actions following grand jury and government investigations. Joe also handles merger clearance, with a particular focus on the underlying economic issues and related expert work. He has played a leading role representing companies in merger reviews in high-tech, airlines, healthcare and other industries.
Joe is an adjunct professor at George Mason University, teaching the introductory graduate course on econometrics. He has also been an adjunct professor at George Mason School of Law and at the University of Alaska College of Business and Public Policy. Prior to Paul, Weiss, Joe worked as an economist at the White House Office of Management and Budget and has also testified as an economic expert and consulted as an economist. Joe received his JD from the University of Chicago Law School, his PhD in economics from the University of Arizona and his undergraduate degree from Miami University.