1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20004
Joe Caldwell, whose practice is complex civil litigation and white-collar criminal defense and investigations, chaired the litigation department of Baker Botts’ Washington Office for seven years, and chairs the firm’s Diversity Committee. He represents clients in federal and state courts and before congressional committees, administrative agencies and arbitration tribunals. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (2002-present), and has been named to Best Lawyers in America (2003-12); Chambers USA for Civil and White-Collar Litigation (2011); Washington Post’s Top 100 Lawyers (2008-12); Washingtonian Magazine’s Top D.C. Lawyers (2007-12); D. C. Super Lawyers (2007-12); Ebony Magazine’s Top Six Black SuperLawyers in America (2007); Black Enterprise Magazine’s Top Black Lawyers (2005).
In more than 100 jury trials, Mr. Caldwell has represented a variety of clients, including financial institutions, news organizations, national law firms, entertainment and sports entities, energy and construction companies, other business organizations and an independent federal government agency. He has represented such entities in such civil matters as breach of contract, securities, legal malpractice, banking issues, employment discrimination and real estate and insurance disputes, as well as to conduct investigations.
In white collar criminal matters, Mr. Caldwell has represented corporate CEOs in securities and other business fraud allegations, and has defended clients against allegations of conspiracy, money laundering, federal contract fraud, mail and wire fraud, tax crimes, public corruption and obstruction of justice. He has also defended clients in matters initiated by independent counsels.
Mr. Caldwell previously served as counsel at the United States Supreme Court and as special assistant to Chief Justice Warren E. Burger. He also served as deputy attorney general for the State of New Jersey and as chief of staff and legal counsel to Washington Mayor Sharon Pratt Kelly.
Mr. Caldwell has taught trial practice with the adjunct faculty at Georgetown University Law Center and served as a co-director of the faculty of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy at Georgetown. Prior to joining Baker Botts, Mr. Caldwell was a partner at Miller, Cassidy, Larroca & Lewin, L.L.P.
|Areas of Practice||1) Complex Business Litigation, 2) Corporate Investigations, 3) Government Contracts, 4) Labor and Employment, 5) Litigation Practice, 6) Professional Liability and 7) White Collar Criminal Defense|
|Law School||Rutgers University School of Law, J.D.|
|Education||Harvard University, M.P.A., Syracuse University, A.B.|
|Bar Member / Association||District of Columbia Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||Baker Botts LLP|
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