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Joe Huigens brings a wealth of legal and business judgment drawn from his experiences working for the world’s largest multinational retail corporation, an international law firm recognized as one of the best in the world, the world’s largest defense company, and as a legal intern in the criminal division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Joe has represented individual and corporate clients in a variety of litigations, including class actions, commercial contract disputes, product liability and tort cases, and qui tam suits, including an Anti-Kickback Statute False Claims Act qui tam, in which he represented a national long-term care pharmacy. Joe also has considerable experience developing and executing world-class compliance programs, particularly FCPA anti-corruption compliance programs.

Prior to joining Koley Jessen, Joe worked for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. as its Global Anti-Corruption Compliance Program Director. Before that, he was an associate attorney in the Cleveland office of Jones Day. Joe has also worked as a Legal Intern at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Indiana (South Bend), and as a Systems Engineer for Lockheed Martin at U.S. Strategic Command and NASA.

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J.D., University of Notre Dame, 2011 (summa cum laude)

  • Sr. Editor, Notre Dame Law Review

B.S., Purdue University, 2004 (with distinction)

  • Electrical Engineering


  • State of Nebraska
    State of Ohio
    Northern District of Ohio
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