Josh is a litigator devoted to consumer class action, personal injury and civil litigation matters. He takes pride in representing individuals and small companies against large corporations. Josh has been Court appointed as Class Counsel in a number of high profile nationwide class actions, where he has secured millions of dollars for consumers. Some of his notable cases include Moore, et al. v. GNC Holdings, Inc., 0:12-cv-61703-WPD (S.D. Fla.) (Class Counsel in a contested Nationwide class action involving creatine dietary supplement labeling); Teufel v. Karlin Foods Corp., 1:14-cv-23100 (S.D. Fla.) (Class Counsel in Nationwide class action involving “All Natural” food labeling); Barron, et al. v. Snyder’s-Lance, 0:13-cv-62496 (S.D. Fla.) (Class Counsel in Nationwide class action involving “All Natural” food labeling); Bandell, et al. v. Massage Envy Franchising, LLC, 3:16-cv-.01236 (S.D. Cal.) (Class Counsel in Nationwide class action involving unfair and unconscionable consumer services contracts); Holliday v. Vitacost.com, Inc. 2015-CA-010160 (AA) (15th Judicial Circuit, Palm Beach County, FL) (Class Counsel in Nationwide class action involving magnesium dietary supplement labeling); and Vincent, et al. v. Method Products, PBC (7:16-cv-06936-NSR (S.D.N.Y.) (Class Counsel in Nationwide class action involving mislabeled cleaning and household products).
Before he represented the injured, Josh worked for large defense firms, where he represented various insurance companies, corporations and governmental entities. As a result, he knows the methods employed by the defense to deny or limit the amount they will pay on a claim. He understands the importance of providing effective and competent representation when litigating against large defense firms. After seeing the injustice of deep pockets used to out litigate and under pay individuals, Josh dedicated his practice to fighting for consumer justice and the injured. Josh is committed to providing candid, honest and professional advice by using this experience to inform his clients of both the strengths and weaknesses of his or her case.
He has a diverse personal injury practice, representing clients throughout the State of Florida who have been harmed by the negligent acts or omissions of others in various matters involving motor vehicle accidents, cruise ship accidents, premises liability, defective products, medical malpractice, construction accidents, and other personal injury matters.
His consumer class action practice focuses obtaining relief for consumers who have suffered financial harm due to unfair, false, deceptive, and/or misleading business practices. He represents consumers nationwide in a variety of fields, including but not limited to food and dietary supplement litigation, actions brought pursuant to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, data breaches, and other consumer protection related matters. He also handles insurance disputes for clients who have been denied claims under homeowners, business and rental policies. He is a recognized leader in his field, having been selected to the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Super Lawyers, Rising Stars list in the area of personal injury, and chosen as a 2014 Leaders in Law finalist by Lifestyle Media Group.
Josh attended law school at Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, where he worked as a Certified Legal Intern representing economically disadvantaged clients. He was the Vice-President of The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA), and served as the Associate Managing Editor of The ILSA Law Journal of International and Comparative Law. Upon graduation, he was awarded the distinction Order of Barristers, an honor society in recognition of excellence in the art of oral advocacy. He obtained his bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida, where he was actively involved in student government and other campus organizations. He held various leadership positions throughout his tenure, including serving as Attorney General for the UCF Student Government Association and president of his fraternity.
Josh is a native Floridian, and was raised in South Florida. He is oldest of five siblings, and lives with his wife, Laura, and son, Asher, in Cooper City, FL. He enjoys motorcycling, bicycling and being outdoors in his free time.
Florida Bar Profile
Weston Bar Association Profile
Life Style Magazine, Leaders in Law Finalist 2014
Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, & 2017
Rue Rated, Best Attorneys of America
Florida Justice Association (FJA)
American Association for Justice (AAJ)