Joe Hamid, a graduate of the Yale Law School, is a litigation partner at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, where he handles a diverse array of complex litigation matters. He has particular expertise in employment litigation, serves as co-chair of the firm’s Employment Litigation Practice Group, and has been recommended as a leading practitioner in the field by Chambers, Legal 500, SuperLawyers and Law360. Mr. Hamid lectures and publishes frequently on developments in employment law, and he is a member of the Labor and Employment Law Sections of the American and New York State Bar Associations and the NYC Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Committee.
Mr. Hamid is deeply committed to pro bono work within his firm (where he serves on the Pro Bono and Diversity Committees) and to advancing the provision of legal services to disadvantaged groups. In addition to his service on UJC’s board, Mr. Hamid also serves on the boards of The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and Brooklyn Legal Services, Corp. A.