Joseph A. Vallo

Joseph A. Vallo is a Litigation Shareholder with Greenberg Traurig in Fort Lauderdale and New York. Joe’s practice focuses on securities arbitration and litigation and he has wide-ranging experience in retail brokerage compliance in domestic and international markets. Before joining Greenberg Traurig he was Senior Vice President, Senior Litigation Counsel for Wachovia Securities, LLC, n.k.a Wells Fargo Advisors LLC, where he supervised the firm’s major litigations and arbitrations. Previously, he was Senior Vice President, Director of Compliance for TD Waterhouse Group, Inc. and Divisional Compliance Director at Salomon Smith Barney, Inc. where he was also served as the Director of International Private Client Group Compliance. Joe is a 1979 graduate of SUNY Cortland and a 1984 graduate of New York Law School. He is admitted to practice in New York and Florida. Joe is in a leadership role with Greenberg’s LGBT Affinity Group.  He also serves on the board of directors of the SUNY Cortland Foundation, the Diversity Committee for the SUNY Cortland Alumni Association and the advisory board of the Center for Gender Studies. Joe lives in Fort Lauderdale and New York City with his partner, Ethan, an Executive Coach and his daughter, Emma, a sophomore at Smith College.


Term: February 2016-February 2017