Of Note

  • 2017 - Legal Elite Leader, Buffalo Business First, recognized by peers as one of Western New York's top attorneys
  • 2016 - Selected as an Attorney of the Year by The Daily Record
  • 2014 - Selected as one of Buffalo Business First's "40 Under 40" award recipient 
  • 2017 - 2013 - Selected as an Upstate New York Rising Star by Super Lawyers a Thomson Reuters publication
  • 2013 - Finalist for Buffalo Niagara Partnership's Athena Young Professional Award
  • 2012 - Presenter, HB Lead Litigation Seminar, New Orleans,  Louisiana
  • 2010 - Presenter, Jane Ryan Pre-Law Fund, SUNY Geneseo

    Publications:

    Ms. Joynt is the author of The Semantics of the Guantanamo Bay Inmates: Enemy Combatants or Prisoners of the War on Terror?,  which was published in the Buffalo Human Rights Law Review in Spring of 2004.

    Languages:

  • Ms. Joynt is proficient in Spanish.

Community Service

  • President - Board of Directors - Western New York Chapter of the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York (2017-2018)
  • Member - Bar Association of Erie County Board of Directors, elected to serve from (2013-2016)
  • Vice President - SUNY Buffalo Law Alumni Association Board of Directors
  • Secretary - Minority Bar Association of Western New York Foundation, Inc., Board of Directors
  • Co-chair - SUNY Buffalo Law School Annual Appeal (2013 - 2014)
  • Past-President and previous Board Member - SUNY Buffalo Law School GOLD Group
  • Member - Steering Committee, Women's TAP Fund
  • Co-Chair - SUNY Geneseo Regional Board of Directors
  • Previous Instructor of Trial Advocacy at SUNY Buffalo Law School
  • Previous Board Member - The Buffalo and Erie County Public Library Nickel City Professionals Committee
  • Previous Coach and Attorney Advisor - Cheektowaga High School Mock Trial Team

Biography

Anne E. Joynt is a Junior Partner at Lipsitz & Ponterio, LLC. She joined the firm in 2005, and she represents people who have suffered injuries as a result of exposure to asbestos, as well as those affected by childhood lead poisoning, motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents, medical malpractice, and defective products.

Ms. Joynt also represents clients in pursuing recovery against bankrupt defendants responsible for the manufacture or distribution of asbestos-containing products.  She is also an experienced appellate attorney.

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Community/Civic Activities

  • President - Board of Directors - Western New York Chapter of the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York (2017-2018)
  • Member - Bar Association of Erie County Board of Directors, elected to serve from (2013-2016)
  • Vice President - SUNY Buffalo Law Alumni Association Board of Directors
  • Secretary - Minority Bar Association of Western New York Foundation, Inc., Board of Directors
  • Co-chair - SUNY Buffalo Law School Annual Appeal (2013 - 2014)
  • Past-President and previous Board Member - SUNY Buffalo Law School GOLD Group
  • Member - Steering Committee, Women's TAP Fund
  • Co-Chair - SUNY Geneseo Regional Board of Directors
  • Previous Instructor of Trial Advocacy at SUNY Buffalo Law School
  • Previous Board Member - The Buffalo and Erie County Public Library Nickel City Professionals Committee
  • Previous Coach and Attorney Advisor - Cheektowaga High School Mock Trial Team

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Trial Lawyers
  • New York State Trial Lawyers' Association
  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Women's Bar Association of the State of New York
  • Minority Bar Association of Western New York
  • SUNY Buffalo Law School Alumni Association

Education

Education

  • B.A., 2002, English and Spanish, magna cum laude, State University of New York at Geneseo
  • J.D., 2005, SUNY Buffalo Law School

- Served as Editor-in-Chief of the Buffalo Human Rights Law Review

- Inductee, Order of Barristers, 2005

Admissions

  • 2006 - New York State
  • 2010 - Western District, New York State
  • 2015 - United States Supreme Court