Joel co-founded the firm in 1966 and currently serves as a senior partner of both Ehrenkranz Partners L.P. and Ehrenkranz & Ehrenkranz LLP. Joel received LL.B. and LL.M. degrees from the New York University School of Law. He graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Economics and an MBA. Joel is a Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Mount Sinai Medical Center and of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. In addition, he is a Trustee of New York University and Chair of the Investment Committee, a trustee of the Museum of Modern Art, a life Trustee of New York University School of Law, and an honorary Trustee of the Whitney Museum of American Art. He was previously the President of the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Archives of American Art, and the Jewish Communal Fund of New York. Joel is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.