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About Joanna

Joanna Hazelton focuses her practice on general corporate, transactional and securities law. She supports the firm’s representation of public and private companies in all aspects of their businesses, including mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions and corporate governance matters. Joanna plays a critical role in due diligence and closings of prominent transactions and conducts extensive research into relevant laws and regulations to ensure regulatory compliance.

Joanna was previously a law clerk and summer associate at the firm. She was also a law clerk intern at Morici & Morici, LLP and a clerical assistant at Darlene T. Treston Attorney at Law.

She is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.

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  • Hofstra University
  • Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Affiliations & Appointments

  • Portuguese American Bar Association, New York Chapter, Vice President
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Committee, Corporate Counsel Committee
  • Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, Former President, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, Member, Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity, Former Class Recording Secretary
  • Hofstra University, Former Member, Legal Education Accelerated Program (LEAP), Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society, Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society
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Portuguese legal professionals gather to celebrate culture, launch NY Chapter of Portuguese American Bar Association

Attorneys, paralegals and law students of Portuguese descent joined together today at Lareira Restaurant in Mineola to celebrate their heritage,…

January 18, 2019

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Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University

Public Service Award, Gold Level

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Hofstra University

Presidential Scholar, Latin Honors Recognition, University Honors College, Dean’s List, Cum Laude

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Touro Law Center

2019 Public Interest Attorney of the Year

Community Work

Joanna is active in her community and has been a yearly walk team captain for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation since 2013.