Profile

From congressional investigations to complex litigation, Josh represents clients in high-stakes matters at the intersection of law and public policy.

He has worked on precedent-setting matters in which he has formulated legal and political strategies, drafted case-critical briefs, taken and defended depositions, argued in federal court, and prepared witnesses to testify before Congress. 

Josh rejoined the firm in 2014 after serving as General Counsel to a member of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, where Josh led negotiations over legislative text, organized committee hearings and investigations, and provided advice on matters pending before the committee and the full Senate. Josh’s portfolio covered a wide range of issues, from mergers and acquisitions and federal arbitration law to criminal justice and campaign finance reform. Josh’s Capitol Hill experience also includes his time as a law clerk on the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee and as a staff assistant in the House of Representatives. Josh also has worked on successful political campaigns, and he spent a year as a policy analyst at the U.S. Department of Labor before attending law school.

Josh is a member of the Leadership Council of Gifts for the Homeless, and he has been a guest instructor at his undergraduate alma mater.

Experience

Some of Josh’s representative engagements include:

  • Advising high-profile witnesses who have testified in various congressional hearings and investigations
  • Advising companies on legislative, regulatory, and public policy issues
  • Representing a class of workers who had been cheated out of their wages by a major financial institution
  • Representing a class of low-income and special needs children who had been denied access to health care services
  • Representing small businesses which had been overcharged for health insurance premiums
  • Representing families of victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in enforcement proceedings against state sponsors of terrorism
  • Representing workers who had been injured on-the-job by defective power tools
  • Drafting appellate briefs, including amicus briefs in the Supreme Court

Education

  • Harvard Law School, J.D., magna cum laude; Dean’s Award for Community Leadership
  • College of William & Mary, B.A., summa cum laude, Government

Admissions

Bars

  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • New York

Clerkships

  • Hon. Kim McLane Wardlaw, U.S. Court of Appeals: Ninth Circuit