Joseph J. Flanagan represents employers in federal and state courts on a wide rage of employment law issues including:

  • Discrimination, harassment, and retaliation
  • Employee policies, procedures and handbooks
  • Employment contract disputes
  • Matters related to wage and hour law

Joe counsels businesses of all sizes on privacy issues, including:

  • Social media
  • Platform privacy policies and terms of use
  • Global and state data protection laws
  • Background checks
  • The Telephone Consumer Protection Act
  • The California Consumer Privacy Act

Joe also contributes to policy matters in Littler’s Workplace Policy Institute.

During law school, Joe litigated cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia as a student attorney in Georgetown Law’s Appellate Litigation Clinic, was a member of Georgetown Law’s Appellate Advocacy Division, and served as a staff editor for The Georgetown Entertainment and Media Alliance (GEMA) Law Review.

Professional & Community Affiliations


NexGen Professionals Committee

Melville Chamber of Commerce


New York City Chapter

Unicorn Network


  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2018
  • B.A., Hofstra University, 2015summa cum laude

Bar Admission

New York


  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York