Joe Ehrlich joined the firm in 2004 and represents the third generation of the Owens family at Owens Group. He leads the firm’s Private Equity, Hedge Fund and Financial Services Practice Area, where he helps clients with complex insurance needs. Joe also manages the firm’s Claims Department and serves on both the Owens Group Board of Directors and its Advisory Committee.
Prior to joining the Owens Group, Joe spent many years practicing law with O’Melveny & Myers LLP and its predecessor, O’Sullivan Graev & Karabell LPP. During that time, he assisted clients in evaluating, structuring, negotiating, and consummating private equity transactions.
Joe graduated cum laude from Columbia University with a B.A. in Classics in 1992. He received his J.D. from New York University’s School of Law in 1997.
Joe serves as President of the NYU Law Alumni Board . He also volunteers as Chair of Columbia University’s Benefits Committee, is a member of the Columbia University Alumni Association (CAA) Strategic Planning Committee and several other committees of the CAA. Joe is also a board member of the Columbia Club of New York.