Josh is a member of the firm’s litigation group. His diverse practice involves assisting clients on a wide array of civil matters, including complex commercial litigation, personal injury, negligence, and contractual disputes.  Josh has experience representing clients before state and federal courts, administrative agencies, and arbitration panels.

Prior to joining the firm, Josh worked for a maritime commercial litigation boutique in the New York City metropolitan area, and also gained experience in construction litigation. While in law school, Josh interned for the Honorable Susan McGuirl of the Rhode Island Superior Court and another Providence law firm.  Also during law school, Josh worked for a sole practitioner assisting in the representation of a wide range of clients. As an undergraduate, Josh interned for Legal Assistance of the Finger Lakes.


Tulane University Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 2012)

Hobart College (B.A., magna cum laude, 2009)



Rhode Island


New York

U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York

U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey


Representative Matters
  • Assisted in a wide variety of insurance defense matters involving claims for serious personal injuries and significant property damage.
  • Assisted in the successful defense of a client before the Federal Maritime Commission, resulting in the dismissal of all claims and an award of attorneys’ fees.
  • Assisted in the representation of a vessel owner before an arbitration panel, resulting in a seven-figure demurrage recovery.
  • Managing Editor, Tulane Maritime Law Journal.
Professional Affiliations
  • Member, Maritime Law Association of the United States.
In the Community
  • President, Board of Directors, Community Boating Center
  • Member, Board of Directors, Oliver Hazard Perry
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