Joseph Storch

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Joseph Storch

Joe StorchJoseph Storch is an Associate Counsel in the SUNY Office of General Counsel and Chair of the Student Affairs Practice Group.  He concentrates his practice on student affairs, intellectual property, and campus safety. He has trained thousands of higher education professionals and provided technical guidance to numerous higher education institutions and organizations on the Clery Act and Title IX. He regularly advises legislators and staff at the federal and state level on best practices in developing domestic and international campus violence prevention legislation. Joe served as an expert witness for a United States Senate hearing regarding campus safety. In 2014, Joe received the Commissioner's Award from the State University Police for contributions to safety on campus. In 2015, he served as a technical adviser to the Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, developing comprehensive legislation, enacted as 129-B of the Education Law (also called "Enough is Enough") and that same year, the National Association of College & University Attorneys awarded him its First Decade Award.

Joe graduated Summa Cum Laude from SUNY Oswego where he served as Vice President of the Student Association, from the University at Albany with a Masters of Public Policy, and from Cornell Law School where he served as Moot Court Board Chancellor.  After graduating, he clerked for the New York State Appellate Division, 3rd Department. He is the author of more than 40 articles and book chapters in law reviews, practitioner journals, and popular media, most centering around campus safety or copyright law.