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Josh Hess
Associate
PROFILE
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Josh's Profile

Josh Hess is an Associate at Maynard Cooper and focuses his practice on defending insurance companies, banks, and other financial institutions in a variety of complex litigation matters. Josh routinely represents insurance companies in bad faith life and disability lawsuits, first-party property disputes, and third-party liability disputes, as well as represents managed care organizations in provider disputes and other claims disputes. In that role, Josh has defended insurers and MCOs in class actions, antitrust litigation, and other lawsuits throughout the country. Josh also provides regulatory advice to insurance companies regarding anti-fraud compliance.

Josh also has extensive experience defending financial institutions, debt buyers, mortgage companies, and mortgage servicers in claims arising from federal and state consumer protection statutes, including Truth in Lending Act (“TILA”), Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (“RESPA”), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), Equal Credit Opportunity Act (“ECOA”), and Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (“SCRA”). Josh also provides regulatory advice to clients regarding the CFPB, along with state and federal statutes and regulations.

Josh holds a joint J.D./M.B.A. which enables him to efficiently assess his clients’ needs across these practice areas, both in litigation and from a business perspective. In recognition of his achievements, Josh was named a “Rising Star” by Mid-South Super Lawyers in 2018.

Josh's Awards

CONTACT
T 205.254.1861
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Assistant
Jessica Atkinson
BAR ADMISSIONS
State Bar:Alabama
U.S. District Court:Alabama (Northern, Middle, Southern)
U.S. Court of Appeals:Eleventh Circuit
EDUCATION
University of Alabama School of Law (2014, J.D., magna cum laude Hugo L. Black Scholar; Alabama Law Review, Articles Editor; Campbell Moot Court Board; Sports & Entertainment Law Society, Vice President.)
University of Alabama Manderson Graduate School of Business (2014, M.B.A.)
Clemson University (2010, B.A., President’s List)
November 9, 2018
MAYNARD COOPER & GALE RECEIVES RECOGNITION IN RECENT U.S. NEWS/BEST LAWYERS “BEST LAW FIRMS” AND SUPER LAWYERS LISTINGS
The recently released edition of the U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” positions Maynard Cooper in the National Tier Rankings in 10 areas of practice, including Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Land Use & Zoning Law, L...
January 30, 2016
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