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Biography

Joshua focuses his practice on business combinations, corporate governance, and capital transaction matters. He advises clients on corporate formation strategies, the transactional issues associated with tech-sector sales and acquisitions, securities compliance requirements, and day-to-day corporate contract negotiations. He has experience in the blockchain, fintech, private equity, music, healthcare, and real estate industries.

Joshua is an active member of the Nashville Bar Association’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and dedicates his pro-bono practice to animal welfare and LGBTQ+ rights causes.

Originally from Washington, D.C., he graduated from the University of Alabama School of Law as a Hugo L. Black scholar in 2018, earning Order of the Coif honors. While in law school, Joshua served as a senior editor on the Alabama Law Review, practiced with the school’s mediation clinic, and worked for a federal judge in the Northern District of Alabama. Before law school, Joshua earned his Bachelor’s in History and Philosophy at the University of Alabama, where he wrote an honors thesis on the Civil War.

Other Info About Joshua

Experience

Legal Work Highlights

Associate counsel to a public company regarding over a dozen software and payments acquisitions totaling more than $300 million.

Associate counsel on residual portfolio sales and acquisitions exceeding $30 million.

Counsel to private equity and consulting firms on transactions totaling more than $10 million.

Advisor to over two-dozen blockchain and cryptocurrency startups on securities, financing, executive compensation, and payments issues.

Counsel on real estate purchase and sale transactions totaling more than $40 million.

M&A associate counsel for cross-border transactions in Panama, Brazil, Norway, the British Virgin Islands, and others.

Associate counsel on $30 million real estate bankruptcy trial and appeal.

Co-counsel to biopharmaceutical companies with valuations exceeding $100 million on executive compensation, corporate governance, and financing issues.

Education

Law School

The University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 2018, magna cum laude

Undergraduate School

The University of Alabama, B.A., History and Philosophy, 2015, summa cum laude

Bar Memberships

Joshua is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

Tennessee, 2018

Recognition

Local & National Recognition

“Best Brief Award,” Wagner National Labor and Employment Moot Court Competition (2018)

“Balch and Bingham Harold A. Bowron, Jr. Outstanding Labor and Employment Student Award,” The University of Alabama School of Law (2018)

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