Joe DiBenedetto concentrates his practice in the sports, recreation, & entertainment defense industry, including general, premises and products liability. He is adept in all phases of the litigation process and utilizes negotiation skills and litigation strategy to rightfully achieve his client’s goals.

In addition to his work here at the firm, Joe is also an NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor. As a NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor, he represents close to a dozen NFL Players in all facets of their career, whether it be on the field negotiation with all 32 NFL teams or off the field work as well.

Prior to joining the firm, Joe served as an associate with a personal injury firm, where he gained experience with New York Labor Law 200, 240 and 241.

Joe earned his J.D. from New York Law School in 2021. While in law school, he was a member of the Sports Law Society and served as the alumni chair.

Joe holds a B.A. in sports marketing and management as well as sports communication – broadcast from Indiana University.

Outside of the office, Joe enjoys traveling, skiing, going to fitness classes and reading Front Office Sports.

Professional & Civic Involvement

  • Alumni & Fundraising Chair, Sports Law Society, NYLS
  • Senator, NYLS Student Bar Association