“ I am an experienced trial lawyer who helps companies and individuals solve their most challenging problems.
Joshua, a former federal prosecutor focusing on investigations, white-collar criminal defense, and complex commercial litigation, is praised by clients for his results, presence, and judgment. Josh has tried and arbitrated cases in federal court, JAMS, and the American Arbitration Association (AAA). He has tried seven cases to jury verdict in U.S. federal court and has experience in every aspect of trial practice. Chambers USA has described him as a “very talented” litigator with “significant strengths acting for clients in the technology, healthcare and energy sectors.”
Josh has particular experience representing clients in the pharmaceutical, medical device, consumer technology, sports, and energy industries. He has more than 15 years of diverse experience advising clients on civil and criminal Department of Justice (DOJ) investigations; civil and criminal antitrust matters; sports litigation; high-stakes business disputes; California Public Utilities Commission investigations; California Department of Insurance health care fraud investigations; consumer class actions; and Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigations. Josh’s experience also includes cases requiring close coordination with litigation–public relations professionals.
Josh also maintains an active pro bono practice. In 2016, he served as head of the Counsel Working Group responsible for investigating personnel and internal discipline practices within the San Francisco Police Department in connection with the Report of the Blue Ribbon Panel on Transparency, Accountability, and Fairness in Law Enforcement.
Josh served as a law clerk to the Honorable Jack B. Weinstein of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. He earned his J.D. from Yale Law School, his M.A. in economics from Johns Hopkins University, and his B.A. in economics from Morehouse College.
Josh is ranked as a leading lawyer in California by Chambers USA for 2019 in white-collar defense and government investigations. In 2018, Chambers USA named Josh as one of only two “Up and Coming” lawyers in California for the same category, and he was recommended by Legal 500 US for corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense. In 2015, the Daily Journal named him one of the “Top 20 Lawyers Under 40” in California.