Summary

Josh is an attorney in Taft’s Mergers and Acquisitions practice group who specializes in transactional and general corporate matters. He is skilled in all areas of corporate law and leads mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private and public offerings, financings, and securities compliance. Josh also provides strategic business planning and general corporate counseling on day-to-day legal matters, such as contract negotiations, equity incentive plans, and executive employment agreements. He represents entrepreneurs and public and private companies across a myriad of industries, dedicated to delivering sophisticated counsel and solving complex legal issues. Josh’s guiding principle is to provide a practical, proactive, results-focused approach to help clients achieve both short-term and long-term goals.

Awards

  • Recipient, 36 Under 36, The Detroit Jewish News (2019)

  • Honoree, Top Lawyers, DBusiness (2018 – 2019)

  • Honoree, Michigan Super Lawyers Rising Star (2017 – 2022)

  • Recipient, Up & Coming Lawyer, Michigan Lawyers Weekly (2016)

  • Recipient, Best Editor Award, The Wayne Law Review (2012)

All Service Areas

Education

  • Wayne State University Law School (2013)

    cum laude

    Order of the Coif

    Senior Articles Editor for Wayne Law Review

  • University of Michigan (2009)

    B.A. in Psychology and Academic Minor in Economics

Admissions

  • State - Michigan
  • Federal - Eastern District of Michigan

Speeches and Publications

  • “Four Steps to Mile Act Crowdfunding,” Michipreneur, April 20, 2015.
  • Co-author, “Cybersecurity: We Are From the Government – We Want to Help,” State Bar of Michigan, The Michigan Business Law Journal, Volume 34, Issue 1, Spring 2014.
  • Author, “A World of Infinite Domain Names: Why ICANN’s New gTLD Policy Inadequately Addresses Consumer Protection and Legitimate Trademark Concerns,” 58 Wayne L. Rev. 481, Wayne Law Review, 2013.

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan

    Member

Community Involvement

  • University of Michigan Football Alumni Network

    Mentor

  • Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit

    Board of Directors, NEXTGen