Josias "Joe" N. Dewey is a finance and real estate attorney.
Mr. Dewey regularly represents a diverse group of banks and other financial institutions, from large international banks to local community banks. Mr. Dewey also represents life insurance companies and investment funds involved in finance transactions. His finance practice encompasses a broad range of asset classes and transaction structures, including real estate financing, healthcare real estate finance and asset-based lending, such as receivable, inventory, equipment and working capital facilities. He has substantial experience representing both lead lenders and participant lenders in participations, syndicated transactions and other co-lending arrangements.
Mr. Dewey is also an adjunct professor of law at the University of Miami School of Law, teaching a real estate transactions course where he places a heavy emphasis on how technology is changing the way transactions are structured and counterparty risks are allocated, as well as what skills students will need to succeed in law during the next 20 years and into the future.
- University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., with high honors
- University of Florida, B.A., with honors
- Digital Currency & Ledger Defense Coalition
- The Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
- The Florida Bar, Business Law Section
- Innovators Honoree, Daily Business Review Professional Excellence Award, 2020
- Top 10 Legal Innovators for North America, Financial Times, 2018
- The Legal 500 USA, Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions, 2014
- Chambers USA – America's Leading Business Lawyers guide, Real Estate, 2009; Banking & Finance: Transactional, 2013-2021
- Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend magazine, 2007, 2008