Legal + Business Development

Joan C. Lipitz is the founder of Joan C. Lipitz, Esq., LLC, a legal services firm providing legal advice on a wide array of commercial matters, with a focus on technology-related transactions and agreements.  

Prior to this, she served as general counsel for Opera Solutions, a privately held "big data" analytics solutions and advisory firm of over 650 employees, with offices and Fortune 1000 clients across the U.S., Europe and Asia.   Ms. Lipitz previously served as an associate general counsel at Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and digital transformation.  Ms. Lipitz also has worked as an associate group counsel at BearingPoint (formerly KPMG Consulting) and an associate at major New York law firms, Thacher Proffitt & Wood and Seward & Kissel LLP.   

Ms. Lipitz is a graduate of The Wharton School and received her J.D. from Boston University School of Law.  Ms. Lipitz enjoys travel (she is fluent in French), the live arts and tennis.  A lifetime New Yorker, she lives in Manhattan with her two children.  

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