Joseph L. Meadows
Crowell & Moring LLP
Address: 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, District of Columbia 20004-2595
Overview: Joseph L. Meadows Joseph L. Meadows is a counsel in the Washington, DC office's Litigation Group, where he specializes in complex civil litigation and arbitration. As a litigator since 1998, Joe has tried a dozen cases before judges and juries, arbitrated commercial disputes, and argued motions in various federal and state courts. Joe has represented clients in a variety of matters, involving bankruptcy, construction, pharmaceuticals, structured finance, and taxation matters. Recent examples are as follows: · post-bankrupt debtor in litigation against Fortune 100 financial institution regarding billions in structured finance transactions; · Fortune 100 chemical company in litigation against the IRS involving millions in research and development tax credits; · leading generic drug manufacturer in litigation against states regarding Medicaid reimbursement; · owners of combined-cycle natural gas power plants in arbitration against the general contractor concerning millions in delay and liquidated damages under engineering, procurement, and construction contracts; · a regional ambulance service company in litigation against Fortune 100 financial institution regarding a $2 million loan contract dispute; · various national insurance companies in multiple bankruptcy disputes involving asbestos claims; and · several clients in pro bono criminal, immigration and family dispute matters. Before joining Crowell & Moring LLP in 2004, Joe was an associate with Dickstein Shapiro LLP in Washington, D.C. As part of that firm's Litigation Group, his practice spanned a variety of areas including bankruptcy, Fair Credit Reporting Act litigation, legal malpractice, condemnation matters, civil forfeitures, and post-judgment collection. Joe started his legal career as a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division. He was hired through the Honors Program and litigated tax matters in federal and state courts, taking a number of cases to trial. For his work with the government, Joe received the Tax Division's Outstanding Attorney Award in 2000. Publications · "Domestic Arbitration," Chapter 8 of Litigation Management, published by American Lawyer Media's Law Journal Press (2010). Co-Authors: George D. Ruttinger, Joseph L. Meadows and Luke van Houwelingen. · "Using Experts in Arbitration," Chapter 20: American Arbitration Association Handbook on Arbitration Practice (2010). Co-Authors: George D. Ruttinger and Joseph L. Meadows. · "Using Experts in Arbitration," American Arbitration Association's Dispute Resolution Journal, Vol. 62, No. 1 (February 2007/April 2007). Co-Authors: George D. Ruttinger and Joseph L. Meadows. · "Due Process and Public Policy Issues Associated with the Use of Contingent Fee Contract Auditors," State Tax Report, Vol. 98, No. 2 (September 8, 1998). Author: Joseph L. Meadows.
Practice Areas: Litigation; Bankruptcy; Tax
Admitted: 1998, Maryland; 2000, District of Columbia