Josh handles a range of transactional matters for purchasers, sellers, developers, landlords, tenants and lenders. He negotiates purchase and sale agreements, leases, and numerous other agreements related to the development, ownership, and use of real property. He also counsels clients in the evaluation, financing, acquisition, development, sale, and leasing of both residential and commercial real property, as well as business entity formation and maintenance.
Josh also regularly represents public and private clients before federal, state and local agencies, including the Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), port and transit authorities, and cities and counties on varied matters such as negotiating and documenting purchase agreements, leases, subleases, permanent and temporary easements, licenses, and development agreements.
In addition to his transactional practice, Josh assists in the representation of clients involved in complex disputes, as he previously worked in the litigation practice group of a major international law firm and has a broad range of complex litigation experience involving real estate, commercial, environmental, and consumer product regulation issues.
Pepperdine University School of Law
J.D., 2010, cum laude, Order of the Coif, The Order of Barristers, Dean's List
California State University, Fresno
B.A., 2005, summa cum laude, Dean's List, President's Honor List, Radin Community Service Scholar Award
Rising Star, 2016-2017; 2019
2013 ACLU Community Service Pro Bono Award
Participation in an investigative report on curbing excessive force in Las Angeles county jails.
King County Bar Association
Washington State Bar Association
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
Judicial Extern, Hon. Oliver W. Wanger, 2008