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Joseph F. Troy, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Corporate Finance, Securities, Mergers and Acquisitions, Structured Finance. Member of Troy & Gould, Professional Corporation.


Troy, Joseph Freed was born on August 16, 1938 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Sergei and Shirley Jean Troy.


Yale University (Bachelor of Arts, 1960). Harvard University (Bachelor of Laws, 1963). Spoken languages: French.


Worked at Troy & Gould, Professional Corporation (Los Angeles, California) specializing in Corporate Finance, Securities, Mergers and Acquisitions, Structured Finance. Admitted to the bar, 1964, California. 1978, District of Columbia.

Co-author: "Protecting Corporate Officers and Directors from Liability," California Continuing Education of the Bar Program Handbook, 1994. "A Specialized Business Court for the State of California," Report of the Business Court Committee of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of California, 1991. "How Section 2115 Affects Your Delaware Clients: A Comparison of Delaware and California Law Applicable to Quasi-California Corporations," 15 Business Law News 5, State Bar of California, Summer 1993.

Author: "A Pilot Project for the Creation of Business and Commercial Law Divisions in the California Courts," 15 Business Law News 3, State Bar of California, Summer 1993. "Business Courts for California: A Status Report and the Argument for Change," 16 California Business Law Reporter (Continuing Education of the Bar), p. 24 (July 1994); "Homebuilder and Developer Public Offerings," the Stanger Report, January, 1992.

"Accountability of Corporate Management," California Continuing Education of the Bar, 1979. Chapter 12, "Corporate Aspects of Dissolution," Closely Held Corporations, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1971 (Co-author of 1990 revision). "Dismissing D&O Suits," Business Insurance, July 7, 1980.

"Issues in the Structuring of Master Limited Partnerships," 20th Annual Securities Regulation Seminar, October 1987. "Securitization of Mortgages and Receivables," California Bankers Association Lenders Conference, March 8, 1988. Chair, Business Court Committee of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of California.

Chairman, American Electronics Association Annual Corporate Finance and Capital Sources Conference, 1983—. Chair, Los Angeles Council Lawyers Committee, American Electronics Association, 1986-1992. Member: Century City (Member, Board of Governors, 1982-1985), Los Angeles County (Chair, Business and Corporations Law Section, 1977-1978) and American (Member: Ad Hoc Committee on Business Courts.

Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities, Subcommittee on Securitization of Assets. Corporation, Banking and Business Law Section) Bar Associations. State Bar of California (Member, Corporations Committee, 1990-1993).

District of Columbia Bar.


President Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Society, 1968-1975, Chairman, Board Of Directors, 1975-1978, vice Chairman, Board Of Directors, 1978-1981. Board directors Music Center Opera Association, since 1972, vice president, member Executive Committee, since 1987. Honorary consul of Tunisia, Los Angeles, 1984-1988.

President International Festival Society. Board directors Brentwood Pk. Property Owners Association, 1988-1993.

Member American Bar Association, California State Bar Association (chairman task force on complex litigation), District of Columbia Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association (chairman business and corporation lawsect. 1977-1978), French American Chamber of Commerce United States (executive vice president 1983-1985), French American Chamber of Commerce Los Angeles (chairman 1982-1984), Wine and Food Society Southern California Inc. (board directors), Beach Club, California Club.


Married Brigitta Ann Balos, June 9, 1962. Children: Darcy Kendall, Austin Remy.