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Joel A. Cassel

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Direct: 310.201.3535
Main: 310.203.8080
Fax: 310.712.8535

1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, California 90067

Elise Justin
310.203.8080 Ext: 6431

Joel Cassel brings the wisdom and experience garnered over more than 30 years of business law practice to his client engagements. Joel's practice centers on representation of high net worth individuals as well as Private Banks of major financial institutions. This experience has resulted in Joel's expertise in various areas of activity, including estate planning, preparing loan documents, advising on workouts, restructuring and other remedies concerning distressed financial assets, trust disputes and real property concerns.

His work for Private Banks of major banks include representation of the following financial institutions:

  • DBS
  • Citibank
  • Union Bank
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • U.S. Trust
  • Fiduciary Trust International

Joel is an active "networker" in the Los Angeles community. His extensive contacts are particularly useful in his representation of high net worth individuals, as he regularly establishes important relationships for his clients based on their needs or strategic plans.

Joel has also served as a director and chairman of the Loan Committee of Fidelity Federal Savings and Loan.


LL.M., International Law, New York University School of Law

J.D., New York University School of Law

B.A., Brown University

The Choate School

Bar Admissions State Bar of Connecticut
State Bar of New York
State Bar of California

Chairman, Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles

Legal Advisor, Office of the President, Government of Malawi, Central Africa

General Counsel, International Housing Ltd., Hamilton, Bermuda

State Bar of California, Real Estate Section

Former Chairman, Century City Bar Association, International Law Section

Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association; Real Estate Finance, Trusts and Estates Group