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Joseph N. Campolo, Esq. 

Managing Partner, Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP

Recognized as a “Long Island Icon” and Long Island’s leading authority on negotiation, Joe Campolo serves as the Managing Partner of Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP, a premier law firm with offices in Ronkonkoma and Bridgehampton. Under Joe’s leadership, the firm has grown from two lawyers to a robust and highly respected team of over 30 lawyers servicing clients in a wide range of practice areas—and continues to grow—with a deep commitment to the Long Island community.  

Joe has spearheaded some of the most important initiatives in recent years to grow the Long Island economy. As Chairman of the HIA-LI Board of Directors, Joe is the driving force behind HIA-LI’s detailed study of the economic impact of the Hauppauge Industrial Park, the largest industrial park in the nation after Silicon Valley, attracting public and private dollars to support this critical economic engine. He has also facilitated partnerships among the region’s power players to continue boosting the economy and promote innovation. Joe is also a philanthropist who gives financial support and time to some of Long Island’s most impactful nonprofits including the Staller Center for the Arts at Stony Brook University, the Long Island High Technology Incubator (LIHTI), the Energeia Partnership, and the Tesla Science Center.  
Prior to starting the firm, Joe served honorably in the United States Marine Corps. He is a member of St. George’s Golf & Country Club in Stony Brook and is an Executive Producer of Tribute, an award-winning short film. Joe is also a published author on negotiation and business development and pens a popular blog, Off the Record, where he connects with the business community by sharing his refreshingly honest views on current events, important social issues, and deeply personal topics. View his blog at  

Boards, Associations, and Leadership:   Chairman, Board of Directors, Hauppauge Industrial Association-Long Island (HIA-LI) Advisory Board Chairman, Protegrity Advisors Board of Directors, Executive Committee, and Audit Committee Chairman, Long Island High Technology Incubator (LIHTI) Advisory Board, Energeia Partnership; Member, Class of 2016 Advisory Board, Staller Center for the Arts, Stony Brook University National Advisory Board Chairman, Tesla Science Center Member, Brookhaven Business Advisory Council Faculty, Stony Brook University – M.B.A. Program Past President, Stony Brook University Alumni Association Past National Board of Directors, Tourette Association of America Past Board of Directors, American Red Cross on Long Island Past Board of Directors, United Cerebral Palsy of Long Island (UCP) Past President and Board of Directors, Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS)  

Recognitions: Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating New York Icon Award, Long Island Business News (2017) Best Lawyer on Long Island, Bethpage Best of Long Island Awards (2015, 2016, 2017) Kings of Long Island Award, Star Communications (2016) Annual honoree, UCP of Suffolk (2016) Annual honoree, Girl Scouts of Suffolk County (2015) Leadership in Law Award, Long Island Business News (2013) Annual honoree, Victims Information Bureau of Suffolk (VIBS) (2012) Who’s Who in Corporate Law, IP Law, and Labor Law, Long Island Business News (2010 and 2011) John S. Davis Memorial Award (CAPS) (2010) Stony Brook University Alumni Award (2001)

Education: Stony Brook University, B.A. Fordham University School of Law, J.D.  

Admissions: New York United States District Court, Southern District of New York United States District Court, Eastern District of New York United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit United States Supreme Court 

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