Joseph S. Kendy, Jr.

  • Adjunct Professor


BA, Political Science/International Relations, Providence College, Providence, RI
Juris Doctor, Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA

An experienced business law attorney advising American and multi-national CEOs and senior management on domestic and international corporate legal matters and risk management.

Founder and Managing Member of Kendy Law, LLC  providing advice and counsel  on domestic  and international legal affairs and risk management; employment law and related agreements; domestic and international commercial contracts; intellectual property; dispute resolution; litigation management; trade association relations; legislative & regulatory; corporate governance.

Former Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and member of the Board of Directors of Shiseido Americas Corporation, a domestic and international manufacturer  and supplier of cosmetic products. Represented the company to industry trade associations concerning state and federal legislative and regulatory matters. Regional Counsel for the Americas Shiseido Co., Ltd. Tokyo, Japan

Education, Professional Legal Affiliations, and Military Service

 Juris Doctor, Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA

BA, Political Science/International Relations, Providence College, Providence, RI

Admitted to practice: Connecticut, New York, U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Second Circuit, U.S. Supreme Court

American Bar Association; Connecticut Bar Association; New York Bar Association

Law Firm Sponsor and former Board Member

American Corporate Counsel Association, Westchester Fairfield County Chapter Former Captain, US Army

Industry & Community Boards & Affiliations, Recognitions

Adjunct Professor, Business Law, Division of Justice & Law Administration Ancell School of Business Member Dean's Executive Advisory Council,

Western Connecticut State University

Adjunct Professor, Business Law, John F. Welch College of Business and Technology Sacred Heart University

Professional Beauty Association Scottsdale, AZ

Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors Association Addison, TX.

Former Site Supervisor, Quinnipiac University School of Law Corporate Counsel Externship Program

Personal Care Products Counsel, Washington, DC President & Chairman of the Board, Mid Fairfield Hospice, Inc.

Recipient, Hospice Volunteer of Year

Honorary Director Visiting Nurse and Hospice of Fairfield County Director-at-Large, YMCA of Norwalk, Norwalk, CT

City of Norwalk Oak Hills Park Authority