Joseph J. Catalano

Deputy General CounselMUFGConnect

Joseph J. Catalano is Deputy General Counsel and Managing Director for Litigation, Governmental Investigations and Human Resources in the Americas Legal Department of MUFG, a global financial services company. Previously he was the General Counsel of Bay View Capital Corporation [NYSE:BVC]. He has served as the National Chair of the Litigation Committee of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) and as President of ACC’s San Francisco Bay Area Chapter. He was chosen as the Member of the Year at the 2006 Annual Meeting of ACC.  He has served President of the San Francisco Bank Attorneys Association and has just completed his second three year term on the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Bar Association, and now serves on the Audit Committee of the Bar Association’s Board.   Joe has spoken on the topic of “E-Discovery Toolkit: Tips and Pointers” at the Annual Meeting of ACC.  “Records? We Don’t Need No Stinking Records…Practice Under the New FRCP” at the Annual Conference of the California Bankers Association. He has presented on the topic of Records Management to the Annual Meeting of the Hispanic National Bar Association.  His article, Tips and Insights on Litigation Management for Small Law appeared in ACC Docket.  He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Manhattan College in New York, and his JD Degree from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in California.