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Joseph J Wielebinski

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Who's Who Legal Asset Recovery: Lawyers

Joe Wielebinski is a shareholder and has served as chairman of the firm's insolvency practice group for over 10 years. He is active throughout the US in a variety of complex cases.

Joe recently served as lead counsel for the creditors' committee in a bankruptcy involving a US$2.4 billion “life settlement” portfolio that was alleged to be a massive fraud. He also served as Texas counsel for the Joint Liquidators of Stanford International Bank in Antigua. Joe has substantial experience in bankruptcy-related litigation.

As part of the firm's fraud and asset recovery group, Joe has represented numerous victims in matters involving complex financial fraud, theft, money laundering and other white-collar crimes. Joe has served as a Federal District Court receiver at the request of the SEC in cases involving national and cross-border fraud schemes.

Joe is the executive director emeritus of ICC FraudNet, a London-based invitation-only organisation consisting of lawyers throughout the world who have significant experience in complex commercial fraud and offshore asset recovery. Joe is a member of the International Bar Association, the International Association for Asset Recovery, the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Turnaround Management Association.

Joe received a bachelor of arts degree, magna cum laude, from Temple University in 1980, and a master's degree in public administration and a juris doctorate from Syracuse University in 1983.

He is recognised by Chambers USA (2003-2016), where he is ranked as a “leader in his field”. He is also named a top lawyer by Best Lawyers in America, in its bankruptcy and creditor-debtor rights law, and litigation: bankruptcy sections (published by Woodward/White, 2008-2016).

WWL says: "Market leader" Joseph Wielebinski is a well-known player in the US fraud and asset recovery space thanks to his extensive experience representing victims of financial frauds.

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