Areas of Practice
- Real Estate
- New York
- New Jersey
- J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, 1976
- B.A., Lehigh University, 1973
Joseph F. Behot, Jr.
Joseph F. Behot is a senior Partner and is based in the firm's Hackensack office. Mr. Behot serves as counsel to a number of New Jersey businesses and corporations, as well as New Jersey real estate concerns. He is also counsel to several major commercial banks in New Jersey representing those banks in all aspects of counseling, loan transactions, and recovery of assets
Mr. Behot’s areas of specialization are in real estate, transactional and financing matters. He has represented parties to a wide variety of transactions and projects including the acquisition, disposition and development of real estate, the acquisition and disposition of corporations and businesses, commercial real estate lending, equipment financing, asset based lending and general commercial lending. He serves as counsel to several corporations including not-for-profit corporations, counseling on a wide variety of issues, including corporate governance.
A graduate of Lehigh University and Seton Hall University School of Law, Mr. Behot served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Richard J. Hughes, Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court.
Mr. Behot served as a Trustee of the Gill St. Bernards School from 1995 to 2007. From 1997 to 2007 he was Chairman of the Board of Trustees. He is currently an Honorary Trustee.