Joseph Kolker

Managing Associate

New York

Joey Kolker is a managing associate in Orrick's Supreme Court and Appellate practice, where he represents clients in appellate and trial-level litigation.

Before joining Orrick, Joey served as a law clerk to Judge Michael A. Chagares of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and Judge Janet Bond Arterton of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut. Prior to clerking, he worked as a civil rights litigation fellow in the New York office of a national firm.

Joey graduated from Harvard Law School, where he argued a summary judgment motion in Massachusetts state court as a member of the Harvard Predatory Lending/Consumer Protection Clinic and represented public housing residents and Section 8 voucher holders in the Harvard Tenant Advocacy Project. During law school, he also worked on Section 1983 cases at civil rights law firms in New York and Boston, and interned with MFY Legal Services, the New York City Law Department Environmental Division, and the ACLU Voting Rights Project.