Josh's Profile

Josh represents clients in complex commercial litigation involving a wide variety of matters, including insurance coverage, business torts, real estate title litigation, banking, and mass and class actions. His primary focuses are insurance coverage and real estate-title litigation. He has litigated a broad array of cases in state and federal courts across Alabama and the Southeast and represented insurers’ coverage positions throughout the United States.

Josh's Experience

  • Regularly represents insurers in a wide variety of insurance coverage disputes arising under various coverage lines, including directors and officers and other professional liability, commercial general liability, umbrella and excess, cyber liability, commercial property, equipment breakdown, auto, and homeowners.
  • Handles routine and complex coverage matters, including first-party, liability, and bad faith or extra-contractual litigation.
  • Regularly serves as monitoring counsel in connection with large, complex insurance coverage claims.
  • Regularly represents title insurers and insureds in a wide variety of real estate title litigation, including disputes regarding lien validity and priority, restrictive covenants, reformation, defalcation, and coverage.
  • Represents clients in class action lawsuits involving the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
  • Represents clients in commercial litigation involving a wide variety of other commercial matters, such as banking disputes and mass and class actions.

Josh's Accolades

  • The Best Lawyers in America© for Commercial Litigation (2021-present)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers "Rising Star" for Insurance Coverage (2016 - present)
  • Alabama Super Lawyers "Rising Star" for Insurance Coverage/Business Litigation (2013 - 2015)

Josh's Affiliations and Civic Involvement

Affiliations
  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association

Admissions

State Bar: Alabama, North Carolina, Texas

U.S. District Court: Alabama (Northern, Middle, Southern), North Carolina (Eastern, Middle, Western), Texas (Eastern, Northern, Southern, Western)

U.S. Court of Appeals: Eleventh Circuit

Education
  • Cumberland School of Law
    • (2007, J.D., magna cum laude; Phi Kappa Phi; Cumberland Law Review, Associate Editor; Dean's Merit Scholarship)

  • North Carolina State University
    • (2004, B.A., cum laude; Hyatt Memorial Scholar)


Thursday, August 19, 2021

179 Maynard Cooper & Gale Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022

Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that 179 of the Firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, including 17 who are distinguished as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective areas of expertise and 48 of the Firm’s younger attorneys...

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Thursday, August 20, 2020

168 Maynard Cooper & Gale Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers© in America 2021

Birmingham, AL. (August 20, 2020) Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that 168 of the Firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a peer-review guide highlighting attorneys with significant achievements in their areas of practice. With 76 practice areas listed...

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Friday, March 13, 2020

MAYNARD COOPER COVID-19 CONTINGENCY PLAN AND TASK FORCE

Dear Clients, In this time of growing concern surrounding the COVID-19 virus, we want to assure our clients that Maynard, Cooper & Gale is prepared with an emergency business contingency plan. We continue to closely monitor developments and prepare to quickly respond and adapt so that we can seamlessly maintain...

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