Long Island,
New York
New York City,
New York

Joseph E. Kraus


Mr. Kraus is a CLM Partner. Mr. Kraus practices in the areas of real estate, healthcare, mergers and acquisitions, general corporate matters and business transactions.

Mr. Kraus represents purchasers, sellers, landlords and tenants in all aspects of acquisitions, sales, financing and leasing of various types of properties. In the healthcare practice, Mr. Kraus counsels physicians and physician practice groups regarding their practice development, regulatory matters and general business matters, including the negotiation and preparation of shareholders agreements, operating agreements, partnership agreements, independent contractor agreements, employment agreements and other various agreements. In the business transaction practice, Mr. Kraus negotiates, prepares and provides advice on all of the aforementioned agreements as well as employment related issues, including hiring, terminations, benefits and restrictive covenants, and drafting or reviewing the relevant contracts, policy statements and manuals for these purposes. In the mergers and acquisitions practice, Mr. Kraus represents professional and non-professional entities in the acquisition and sale of assets and/or ownership interests, including the preparation and negotiation of asset sale and purchase agreements, stock sale and purchase agreements, membership interest sale and purchase agreements, and all of the various ancillary agreements applicable to such transactions.

Mr. Kraus is a member of the New York State Bar Association.

  • Brooklyn Law School,
    J.D., 2003
  • City University of New York,
    Brooklyn College
    B.A., 1999
    Cum Laude