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Joseph A. Waks

Of Counsel

Joseph A. Waks is Of Counsel with McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP. He is a New Jersey native and New Jersey and Pennsylvania licensed attorney that focuses his work with McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP on litigating cases as outside counsel for government entities bringing UDAP claims. He brings an extensive background in public policy and governmental legal affairs. He has worked in public policy development and served as a trusted counsel and adviser to elected officials in New Jersey at the highest levels of government. Among his positions, he served as Appointments Counsel to a governor of New Jersey, as press secretary and counsel to a Member of Congress, and as state director to a United States Senator.


Mr. Waks earned his Juris Doctorate from Temple University School of Law in Philadelphia, where he was an associate note/comment editor on the Temple Political and Civil Rights Law Review. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in Anthropology from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

Professional Associations

Mr. Waks is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Hudson County Bar Association and is admitted to practice in the states of New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the U.S. Federal Court for the District of New Jersey.