Joni’s law practice at FALATI involves client representation and counseling on Intellectual Property Law, Advertising and Marketing Law matters, as well as certain contracts related to the entertainment industry.
Joni graduated magna cum laude from Albany Law School, where she focused her studies on intellectual property. She passed the Uniform Bar Exam, and is currently awaiting admission to the New York bar. Prior to Albany Law School, she attended University of Chicago and SUNY University at Albany, where she graduated cum laude and received her BA.
She has previously been a summer associate at Hoguet Newman Regal and Kenney, where she worked on litigation matters concerning employment discrimination, among others. She also worked at Ritholz Levy Fields as a summer associate and law clerk through her final year of law school, where she was involved in transactional entertainment law, particularly representing production companies in the creation of television programming.
At FALATI, Joni assists clients in the drafting, filing and prosecution of patent and trademark applications. She also counsels clients on copyright and contractual issues that arise, especially for famous personalities and internet-driven businesses. Joni takes instruction from members of the firm occasionally, drawing from her prior work experience and independently working to represent famous personalities and other entertainment-related clients and those seeking Intellectual Property related and contractual legal counsel.