Joseph P. Klock, Jr. currently serves as Partner at the law firm of Rasco, Klock Perez & Nieto, a position he has maintained for more than a decade. His years of experience means he is well-versed when it comes to working in a courtroom or a boardroom. Joseph has worked on numerous complex cases while keeping his focus on providing clients an all-encompassing, effectual level of service and a pro bono custom.
To provide a couple of examples of the work Joe Klock has done, he saw a 15+ legal team representing then-Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris in the various Bush-Gore election challenges following the 2000 Presidential election. Following the election, he was also responsible for teams focused on defending Florida election laws from 2001-2003 in state and federal courts.
Additionally, Joe Klock was the lead counsel with a team of close to thirty lawyers, representing a major health insurer in a $2 billion-plus federal False Claims Act litigation. The matter was then successfully settled while pending in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on terms that were considered highly agreeable.
Joe Klock remains a general counsel and chief legal officer of a large international sugar farming, manufacturing and distribution holding company, which conducts operations in multiple countries. He also does arbitrations and has served as an ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes) Panel Arbitrator associated with the World Bank.