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Overview

Overview

Joel Alam is an attorney in our Mergers & Acquisitions practice group, working closely with our Electronic Payments and Emerging & Growth Business groups.

Joel offers services in public and private placements of equity and debt securities, mergers and acquisitions, entity organization and general corporate matters. He counsels financial institutions and merchant-acquiring and payment system businesses on merger and acquisition matters and represents both buyers and sellers of merchant portfolios and businesses in the credit card processing industry. 

Prior to joining Jaffe, Joel was the Senior Vice-President, General Counsel, and Secretary of Boston Chicken, Inc. from 1996—1998. As chief inside legal counsel for the foodservice chain, Joel handled private and public debt and equity financings. He also was involved in Boston Chicken’s financed area developer negotiations and acquisitions, as well as in the formation and consolidation of Einstein/Noah Bagel Corporation.

 

 

Education & Admissions

Education & Admissions

Education

  • DePaul University College of Law
    J.D.
    Highest Distinction
    Editor of the DePaul Law Review
  • Michigan State University
    B.S. 

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan

Affiliations

Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • American Bar Association
  • RCIA Board Member