Josh focuses on complex civil litigation and appeals. He has represented clients in private arbitration, federal district court, state superior court, the Arizona Court of Appeals, and the Arizona Supreme Court (petition for review).
Before joining the firm, Josh clerked for two federal judges: Judge Andrew Hurwitz of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and Judge Neil Wake of the District Court of Arizona. Before that, he graduated with honors from Harvard Law School.
Before law school, Josh taught American History and Literature at a high school in Chandler, Arizona. When he isn’t practicing law, Josh enjoys reading novels and spending time with his wife and two daughters.
- Defended municipality in class action involving excessive force and free speech claims (D. Ariz.).
- Wrote opposition to class certification motion (succeeded in narrowing the class).
- Defended municipality against state constitutional challenges to municipal tax program (Maricopa Cty. Sup. Ct.).
- Wrote motions for summary judgment (won summary judgment on one count).
- Represented Indian tribe in arbitration against construction company (private arbitration).
- Wrote opposition to motion to dismiss (defeated the motion).
- Represented mining company in land use dispute involving mining rights under development agreement (Maricopa Cty. Sup. Ct.).
- Wrote motion for summary judgment (court denied motion but ruled in our favor at trial).
- Represented receiver of insolvent corporation in legal malpractice suit against corporation’s former attorney (Maricopa Cty. Sup. Ct.).
- Wrote opposition to motions for summary judgment (case settled).