District of Columbia
U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
ASSOCIATIONS & AFFILIATIONS
American Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Phi Beta Kappa Society
Harvard Law School, JD, cum laude
Cornell University, BA, cum laude
Joseph Poluka represents clients in the investigation and defense of criminal, civil, and regulatory matters, including complex fraud related to securities, financial institutions, taxation, healthcare practitioners, employee conducts, political corruption, and the environment. After reviewing internal investigations, he advises executives and corporate clients on the financial, reputational and criminal impact of violations to help them mitigate losses.
Poluka is a former Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division, Eastern District of Pennsylvania where he gained experience with complex white collar fraud and corruption matters, including embezzlement, bribery, export, insider trading, environmental and terrorism crimes.
Poluka has spoken on anti-terrorism and white collar topics for the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Association of Audit Committee Members, Temple University and the American Conference Institute’s FDA Boot Camp. He was also a guest on The American Law Journal in 2015 for “‘White-Collared’: Is the Department of Justice Targeting Corporate Executives?”