Joshua B. Halpern

Associate Cleveland


Josh focuses his practice on business transactions in general corporate law, securities transactions, corporate finance, private equity, and mergers and acquisitions.

Josh worked as a Taft summer associate in 2016. He earned his J.D. from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, graduating magna cum laude. His honors at law school include the William K. Gardner Award for Civil Procedure, the Donald P. Mull Scholarship for Academic Excellence and the Dean's List.

While in law school, Josh provided litigation support as a law clerk for a prominent insurance defense firm in Cleveland.

Prior to attending law school, he serviced more than 2,000 clients as a sales and leasing consultant for Ohio's most prestigious luxury brand automotive company headquartered in Greater Cleveland.  

Josh received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Miami University, where he was a member of the Miami University Student Senate. He majored in Political Science and Government with a minor in Business Legal Studies.

All Service Areas


  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (2016)
  • Miami University (2014)
  • University School - Cleveland (2010)


  • State - Ohio

Professional Affiliations

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Member

Community Involvement

  • B'nai Jeshurun Congregation Member
  • Beechmont Country Club Member