Professional Details

Jackie M. Joseph

Of Counsel

Jackie Joseph has over 20 years of civil litigation experience in both state and federal courts.  She represents a diverse group of clients in a wide range of subject areas, including entertainment, intellectual property, construction, corporate governance, business torts, product liability, and real estate.  Ms. Joseph also represents clients in adversary proceedings involving the registration of trademarks before the USPTO Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and has extensive experience with arbitration and mediation.

Ms. Joseph's prior experience as an Assistant County Attorney for the Broward County Attorney's Office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, provided an exceptional opportunity to learn and hone her skills as a civil trial lawyer.

Representative Matters

Successfully defended producers and financiers of an Academy Award winning film against claims for misappropriation of likeness, defamation and other related claims

  • Successfully challenged multiple trademark registrations on behalf of movie and entertainment icon, which resulted in the wholesale cancellation of trademark registrations that infringed upon icon's name
  • Successfully defended Developer and majority landowner in 200 acre development in Loomis, CA in a multi-phase arbitration over Declarant, Construction and Conservation Easement 
  • Obtained favorable settlement for Developer of $16 Million Dollar home on former Pickfair Estate in action for Breach of Promissory Note, Judicial Foreclosure and defended against Construction Defect claim in multi-party action 
  • Obtained a defense verdict for a bestselling author against breach of contract claims brought by two production companies in connection with the production of two motion pictures based on the author's bestselling book series
  • Obtained favorable settlement for Foreign Finance/Real Estate Investment Company against Contractor of $16 Million Dollar project in a construction defect lawsuit with complex financial and insurance issues 
  • Won summary judgment for an international pharmaceutical company in a nationwide product liability class action
  • Obtained favorable settlement for an international technology company in connection with the misappropriation of trade secrets involving wireless data transmission technology
  • Successfully appealed a summary judgment order on behalf of a bestselling author, which resulted in a favorable settlement involving rights to intellectual property



Ms. Joseph is not an employee of Theodora Oringher. As Of Counsel to the Firm, she is an independent attorney with a separate law practice that handles matters and clients having no affiliation with the firm, who also works on certain specific matters for the firm on a contract and case by case basis. Her work is not affiliated with TO unless the client has a current written engagement letter with our firm.


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