Seth Joseph -

Seth Joseph is an EB-5 attorney working out of the Miami office of Carlton Fields. Attorney Joseph is responsible for supporting the Carlton Fields EB-5 practice team in representing EB-5 Regional Centers and also for assisting clients in EB-5 related capital raising projects.

Carlton Fields provides legal and consultative services to a wide array of clients, including small start-ups and Fortune 100 companies. The firm has offices in major business centers in the Southeast and New York and is able to serve its clients with its skilled staff of over 300 attorneys and government consultants. The attorneys at Carlton Fields are committed to pro bono legal representation and service to the community. The firm is consistently recognized for its leadership on diversity issues.

In addition to attorney Joseph’s knowledge regarding the EB-5 program, he also has extensive experience in capital formation for growth companies, and securities and mergers and acquisitions, including both domestic and cross border assignments. He is skilled in representing corporate issuers and underwriters in public and private offerings, venture capital firms, private equity funds, merchant banks and emerging clients in acquisitions and financing activities. Attorney Joseph also has extensive experience working in the technology and telecommunications industries. He has twice served as general counsel of public and pre-IPO technology companies with substantial cross border technology sharing.

Attorney Joseph has received numerous awards and recognitions. He was listed in Chambers USA’s Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers in the corporate/M&A and private equity field. He was also selected for inclusion in Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite in 2007 and Florida Super Lawyers in 2006. Additionally, he was selected Top Lawyer by the South Florida Legal Guide in 2011.

Along with his impressive work experience, attorney Joseph’s education background allows him to successfully represent his clients. Attorney Joseph graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from Hofstra University in 1976. Afterward, he graduated magna cum laude with a Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law in 1979.

Attorney Joseph has been admitted to practice by the Florida Bar, and is also part of the bar’s corporate, banking and capital markets section. He is a member of the American Bar Association business law section and was the former commissioner of the Florida Tax and Budget Reform commission.

Attorney Joseph has also co-authored a number of articles on law and investing. He co-authored “Concurrent EB-5 Offerings in the United States and Abroad” and “How to Use Electronic Media to Access Accredited Investors Under the New SEC Rules” for the Carlton Fields website. He also authored the article “Earning Trust Across Borders” for LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell. His work has been published in the University of Miami Law Review.

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