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Joseph Pinto

Joe Pinto

Joe Pinto is an associate in the Business Litigation Practice and Insurance Recovery Groups in Haynes Boone’s Dallas office.

Joe advises clients through all phases of litigation, and works closely with clients to align litigation strategy with broader business goals. Joe’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation in federal and state court, including contract and business disputes, and insurance recovery in a wide array of industries and sectors. In his insurance recovery practice, Joe primarily represents corporate policyholders in complex insurance recovery litigation and coverage for various toxic tort and environmental claims. Joe has recovered millions in recoveries for his clients under a variety of insurance products and contracts.

Joe maintains an active pro bono practice, with an emphasis on representing clients in divorce and child custody suits, disputes involving domestic violence, and inmates filing appealing a capital punishment conviction.

Joe is admitted to practice in Texas and New York.

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J.D., Emory University School of Law, 2022, with honors

B.A., University of Notre Dame, 2019, Phi Alpha Theta; cum laude


Extern to the Honorable Stephen Dillard, Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia, 2021



New York

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Press Release
Haynes Boone Pro Bono Team Overturns Death Row Sentence on Appeal
March 28, 2024

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals sided with a Haynes and Boone, LLP pro bono team and re-sentenced a 64-year-old man on death row to life in prison without parole. Randall Mays struggled for years to fight back against his 2008 conviction for the murder of two sheriff's deputies in Henderson County, citing his intellectual disability as grounds for exemption from execution. Since August 2020, [...]