Joseph J. Costello


Joseph J. Costello represents employers in a broad range of matters, including ERISA class actions, whistleblower and retaliation litigation, executive terminations, workplace investigations, reductions in force, and noncompete/trade secret disputes. Joe focuses on helping employers achieve their business objectives and avoid litigation, but he also has a successful track record of disposing of lawsuits through motion practice, creative settlements, and trying cases when necessary. As the former leader of the firm’s labor and employment practice (2009–2016), Joe managed more than 250 lawyers across the firm.