Joshua Kirsch


Joshua is a seasoned litigator, with substantial experience in general commercial litigation matters, contested trademark and trade dress disputes, and the defense of professionals in the legal and medical communities. Joshua stylistically embraces both the creative and efficient handling of disputes to maximize client results while controlling costs.  He has shown himself as particularly adept at resolving matters, even when they are emotionally charged.

Education:

Albany Law School (J.D. 2001)
summa cum laude; Valedictorian; Albany Law Review (Associate Editor); Justinian Society
SUNY Albany (B.A. 1998)
summa cum laude; GPA: 4.0; Phi Beta Kappa
  • Co-Presenter, “Drafting Cease and Desist Letters in the Age of the Streisand Effect,” Clear Law Institute, September 27, 2016.
  • “Settling Cases the Ahimsa Way,” Home Business Magazine, October 12, 2016; republished, San Diego Attorney Journal, November 1, 2016.
  • “Practical, Professional Legal Insights for Yoga Studio Owners,” Yoga Digest, January/February 2016.
  • Contributor, Eckert Seamans’ Professional Liability Update, 2011-2016.
  • “Vehicle Law, Doctor-Patient Privilege Beat DWI Warrant,” co-authored with Alexander G. Bateman, Jr., New York Law Journal, Outside Counsel, February 27, 2007.
  • “Settling Cases Early in the Litigation Process,” co-authored with Christine McInerney, Nassau Lawyer, Vol. 56, No. 1, September 2006.
  • “End of Mandatory Arbitration in N.Y.? GBL Section 399-C Gains Traction,” co-authored with Stephen E. Kesselman, New York Law Journal, Outside Counsel, May 8, 2006.
  • “Protecting Unlabeled Attorney Work Product,” co-authored with Christine McInerney, Nassau Lawyer, Vol. 55, No. 7, March 2006.
  • “Condemnation Landscape Following the Supreme Court’s Kelo Decision,” co-authored with “Jerry” Kremer and Mark S. Mulholland, Nassau Lawyer, January 2006.
  • “Consumer Services Sector: Mandatory Arbitration End Threatened,” co-authored with Stephen E. Kesselman, New York Law Journal, Outside Counsel, November 18, 2005.
  • “When Expert Witnesses Need Not Apply,” Nassau Lawyer, Vol. 55, No. 1, September 2005.
  • “High Court Resolves Commerce Clause, 21st Amendment Clash,” co-authored with Mark S. Mulholland, New York Law Journal, Outside Counsel, June 6, 2005.
  • “Lack of Clause? Arbitration Compelled When a Related Pact Has It,” co-authored with Christine McInerney, New York Law Journal, Outside Counsel, May 25, 2005.
  • “‘Web-Wine’ Case: Commerce Clause, 21st Amendment Clash,” co-authored with Mark S. Mulholland, New York Law Journal, Outside Counsel, January 25, 2005.
  • “Specificity is Critical in Motion to Dismiss Multicount Complaint,” co-authored with Mark S. Mulholland, New York Law Journal, Outside Counsel, January 3, 2005.