Joel joined the Center in 2017. He is a member of the Judicial Strategy team, working on innovative legal strategies to advance the current reproductive rights framework.
Before joining the Center, he was an associate at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, where he worked on a wide range of civil litigation and pro bono matters. He helped author an amicus brief to the Supreme Court in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt on behalf of 163 members of Congress, and helped develop the argument in an amicus brief to the Supreme Court defending the Affordable Care Act in King v. Burwell, which was referenced by several justices during oral arguments.
Joel received his B.A. from the State University of New York at Geneseo with majors in Economics and International Relations, and his J.D. from Boston University.