Joseph Harary Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Joseph Harary

Joseph Harary

Attorney at Law

New York
New York
Licensed in
NY
Columbia University School of Law

"“Exceptional, highly recommended.”"

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About
I am the CEO of a public technology company as well as a corporate lawyer who graduated with honors from Columbia Law School and worked at major New York law firms. Because of this, when reviewing business contracts or working on transactions, I combine over 30 years of corporate law experience with my extensive and varied business experience.

This combined experience as a lawyer and business person usually results in a top level and practical view of a contract or transaction as a whole, and then a more detailed review of the contract or transaction once key issues and topics are identified. This process helps keeps total hours worked
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32
Years
experience
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5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
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out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"“Joe exhibited clear and evident expertise at every point in my experience with him and delivered far ahead of schedule!”"

Business Formation Matter
Non-UpCounsel Client
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"“Exceptional, highly recommended.”"

Corporate Financing Matter
Non-UpCounsel Client

Work History

Research Frontiers Inc.

CEO, General Counsel

Apr 1992 - Present

Managed legal, accounting, marketing, and business development functions
Raised over $100 million and commercialized company technology.
Negotiated over 40 license agreements with international companies
Developed standardized license agreements and streamlined accounting, Sarbanes-Oxley and SEC compliance, managed patent and commercial litigation initiated by our company.

Apr 1992 - Present

Covington & Burling

Associate Attorney

Mar 1990 - Mar 1992

Public offerings, private placements, venture capital financing, project finance
Securities law, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buy-outs, financial restructurings
Negotiated stock and asset acquisitions (including asset acquisitions from debtors in bankruptcy)
Asset-based lending, computer law, franchising, licensing, and trademark law

Mar 1990 - Mar 1992

Kronish Lieb Weiner & Hellman

Associate

Oct 1985 - Mar 1990

Represented large and small businesses ranging from Fortune 500 companies and financial institutions, private equity and other investment funds, real estate developers, and manufacturing companies, to smaller technology and apparel companies, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, entrepreneurs and high net-worth individuals in a host of business matters and transactions

Oct 1985 - Mar 1990

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