SUNY Office of General Counsel
Joseph Storch is an Associate Counsel in the SUNY Office of General Counsel and Chair of the Student Affairs Practice Group. He has testified before the United States Senate and regularly advises legislators and staff at the federal and state level on best practices in drafting and analyzing pending domestic and international campus violence prevention legislation. In 2014, Joe received the Commissioner's Award from the State University Police for contributions to safety on campus. In 2015, the National Association of College & University Attorneys awarded him its First Decade Award. Starting in 2016, he coordinated the SUNY's Got Your Back program which has donated well over 10,000 comfort bags to victims and survivors of violence. In 2017, the One Love Foundation recognized his work in relationship violence prevention with its Unsung Hero Award. Joe is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of SUNY Oswego where he served as Vice President of the Student Association, of the University at Albany with a Masters of Public Policy, and of Cornell Law School where he served as Moot Court Board Chancellor. After graduating, he clerked for the New York State Appellate Division, 3rd Department. He is the author of more than 50 articles and book chapters in law reviews, practitioner journals, and popular media, most centering around campus safety or copyright law.