Josh represents and counsels domestic and international clients in connection with complex insurance coverage, reinsurance, insurance insolvency, and business and commercial disputes. He represents insurers, reinsurers, brokers, insureds, and other participants in the insurance industry in litigation in state and federal courts, as well as arbitrations and mediations. He regularly provides advice on complex claims and coverage issues, contract wordings, regulatory matters, litigation avoidance and risk management. He handles such matters across a broad spectrum of lines, including errors and omissions liability, directors and officers liability, general liability, and first-party property insurance.
Josh was previously seconded to a Lloyd’s of London syndicate where he advised leading claims personnel and management on a myriad of insurance-related issues and assisted in overseeing North American litigation matters. Josh also has extensive experience representing clients on a wide range of civil litigation and business matters, including construction, real estate, labor and employment, civil rights, and contract and business tort disputes.
Josh has successfully defended and prosecuted a number of complex, high-exposure cases, including obtaining:
Josh regularly speaks at various industry and continuing legal education conferences, a representative sampling of which is below:
Josh has also published numerous articles regarding matters relating to insurance and reinsurance, including the following:
Josh was recently named "Lawyer of the Year" for his work in Insurance Law in the Philadelphia region by Best Lawyers®, which is awarded to the lawyer who receives the highest peer-reviewed feedback. In addition, Josh has been named to "The Best Lawyers in America" list for the past five years (2020-2024), and RLB achieved a “Metropolitan Tier 1” ranking in the Philadelphia region for Insurance Law in the 2022 & 2023 "Best Law Firms" surveys conducted by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. Josh received his B.A. from Emory University and his J.D. from Delaware Law School. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Connecticut, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.