Global law firm Rimon PC welcomes Corporate and Energy Partner Michael Joyce

News Global law firm Rimon PC welcomes Corporate and Energy Partner Michael Joyce Michael Joyce · October 19, 2021

Rimon is pleased to welcome Michael Joyce, a corporate attorney with a focus on cross-border energy sector deals, as a Partner in the firm’s corporate practice.   

Prior to joining Rimon, Mr. Joyce was a Partner with Akin Gump. 

Mr. Joyce advises global corporations and institutional investors on their investments, divestitures, and projects, with a particular focus on the energy industry. Mr. Joyce provides strategic advice on cross-border mergers and acquisitions involving businesses, assets and shares, joint ventures, infrastructure, technology, project development, and construction. He advises clients on energy transactions, general corporate and commercial transactions as well as international commodities, licensing and distribution arrangements, and finance and restructuring transactions. 

In addition to his private practice, Mr. Joyce has served as general counsel to major Japanese technology companies including ITOCHU Corporation, Eneos Corporation and Toyoto Tsusho Corporation.  He has extensive experience working in Asia, particularly with clients in Japan, Korea, and Australia, and has provided strategic advice on deals in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North and South America.  

“Michael’s cross-border practice makes him an ideal addition to our corporate and energy teams,” said Michael Moradzadeh, CEO and Founding Partner of Rimon.  “Michael has a truly international practice, with a strong client base in Asia, including in Korea – where we recently opened an office.” 

“Rimon offers amazing flexibility, allowing partners to service client needs at the highest level,” said Mr. Joyce on joining Rimon. “Couple that with great support services, expert colleagues covering the full spectrum of legal disciplines who really want to work together, global office coverage, and a truly collegial culture, and you have a firm that I am really looking forward to being a part of and growing with.” 

Mr. Joyce graduated from the University of Sydney (LL.M., LL.B.) 

Rimon has 45 offices across five continents. The firm is widely known as being at the vanguard of legal innovation. The firm has been repeatedly recognized by the Financial Times as one of North America’s most innovative law firms. The firm’s Managing Partners were both named ‘Legal Rebels’ by the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal and have spoken on innovations in the practice of law at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools. Rimon and its lawyers have also received numerous awards for excellence, including from Best Lawyers and Chambers.