Joseph L. Basralian

PRINCIPAL
jbasralian@winnebanta.com

Education

  • George Washington University, J.D.
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University, B.S.

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1968
  • New York, 1985
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Biography

Joseph Basralian is the Managing Principal of Winne Banta. Throughout his career, he has represented clients in all aspects of commercial real estate – including acquisition, land use planning, financing and development – and he has also represented financial institutions in all aspects of commercial lending, including over 300 economic development bond issues. He has represented business organizations in those areas, both within New Jersey and outside the state. He represents a wide variety of business entities in all aspects of contracts, licensing agreements, mergers and acquisitions. Having a strong background in business, Mr. Basralian is well-qualified to provide both legal and business advice to his clients.

Mr. Basralian has written numerous articles on various aspects of commercial real estate financing and leasing, and land use planning, and has lectured and participated in seminars on those topics. He is active in a number of professional organizations, including serving as a Trustee of the Central Board of the Armenian General Benevolent Union, the largest Armenian charity in the world. He is a Trustee of the Bergen Community College Foundation, having served as its President for two years; a Trustee of the Winifred M. Pitkin Foundation, Inc.; former Secretary and Trustee of the Armenian Fund USA; and numerous other charitable organizations. Mr. Basralian was awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor for his charitable endeavors on behalf of the community and the 2010 Medallion Award for Volunteerism and Philanthropy by the Bergen Community College Foundation. He has received an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell and has been named in a list of New Jersey Super Lawyer since 2006. He was named as a “Best Lawyer” in Business, Corporate & Commercial by (201) Magazine. In 2015, he received the Bergen County Bar Foundation’s Community Service Award.

Mr. Basralian is a member of the New Jersey and New York State Bar Associations and the Bergen County Bar Association.

He is fluent in Armenian.

Contact

Phone: 201-562-1100
Assistant: Kristen Gove
Email: kgove@winnebanta.com