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824 N. Market Street
Suite 220
Wilmington, DE 19801


J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law

  • Lead Research Editor, Pittsburgh Journal of Technology, Law, and Policy

B.A., History and Political Science, The Pennsylvania State University

  • Dean’s List
  • Phi Alpha Theta, National History Honors Society

Joseph E. Brenner is an Associate in the Wilmington office of GRSM and is a member of the Insurance practice group.  Before joining GRSM, Joseph was a litigation association in the Philadelphia and Delaware offices of a regional defense firm, where he successfully argued and briefed numerous cases before state and federal trial and appellate courts in a wide array of areas, including Constitutional Law, Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Professional Liability, General Liability, Employment Law, Construction Law, and Municipal Liability.  

Joseph graduated from the Pennsylvania State University in 2014 with degrees in History and Political Science.  Following college, he went on to attend the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, from which he graduated in 2017.  While in law school, Joseph served as the Lead Research Editor of the Pittsburgh Journal of Technology, Law, and Policy, with responsibility for all citations and research published in the Journal.  Further, during law school he authored the article “Paying the Pied Piper: An Examination of Internet Service Provider Liability for Third Party Speech,” 16 PITT. J. TECH. L. & POL’Y 155 (2016).

While in law, Joseph interned for The Honorable Lisa M. Rau of the Court of Common Pleas in Philadelphia and served as a summer associate in the Insurance Defense group at a mid-sized Philadelphia law firm. In these positions, Joseph gained copious experience with Insurance Bad Faith and Coverage, Personal Injury, Breach of Contract, and other complex litigation matters.

Outside of work, Joseph is an avid reader, movie enthusiast, and sports fan who enjoys all Philadelphia sports and cheering for any and all Penn State sports teams. If not at work, you will probably find Joseph playing with his Goldendoodle, Auggie.


  • Pennsylvania
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, District of Delaware
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit


  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Delaware Bar Association
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