Joseph Storch

Joseph Storch

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Joseph Storch is an Associate Counsel at the SUNY Office of General Counsel and Chair of the SUNY Student  Affairs Practice Group. He concentrates his practice on student affairs, intellectual property, and compliance with the Clery Act. Joe has trained several thousand higher education professionals in compliance with the Clery Act including webinars and live presentations across the country. He has provided guidance to higher education organizations on technical aspects of the Clery Act, including ACE, NACUA, URMIA, CUPA-HR, AASCU, APLU, NAFSA, and the Forum on Education Abroad.  He served as an expert adviser to the Department of Education Violence Against Women Act Negotiated Rulemaking Committee on Counting Clery Crimes, and advised several negotiators on technical aspects of the law and regulations.

Joe graduated Summa Cum Laude from the State University of New York, College at Oswego where he served as Vice President of the Student Association and was awarded the Platt Harris scholarship from the New York State University Police Chiefs Association, and from the Cornell Law School where he served as Chancellor of the Moot Court Board. After graduating, he clerked for the New York State Appellate Division, 3rd Department. He is completing a Masters in Public Policy at the University at Albany, concentrating in Higher Education Policy.  His writing has appeared in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Ed, the N.Y.U. Journal of Intellectual Property & Entertainment Law, the Albany Times Union, the Orlando Sentinel, the Albany Law Review, the Medical Trial Techniques Quarterly, Court Review: the Journal of the American Judges Association, and as a NACUA Note. Joe wrote the chapter on police and security for the American Bar Association volume Town Gown Relationships.