Paul Hastings Adds Leading New York Trial Lawyer For Complex Commercial Disputes

February 27, 2023

New York – Paul Hastings LLP announced today that Joshua A. Berman, a highly regarded trial lawyer who focuses on complex commercial litigation, has joined the firm as a partner in New York.

“Josh’s diverse complex litigation skills and client base continue to bolster our ability to help our clients navigate and resolve their most challenging disputes,” said Paul Hastings Chair Frank Lopez.

Berman comes to the firm with more than 20 years of experience securing victories for clients in their most complex, bet-the-company matters. He regularly represents Fortune 500 companies in diverse industries, including micro-electronics and semiconductors, data measurement and analytics, automotive supply, real estate, and metals and mining.

Berman also maintains an active practice representing hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks, and other financial institutions in matters ranging from broken deal disputes to post-closing M&A litigation, to private credit enforcement. His cases span legal subject matters, and include contract disputes, antitrust cases, IP matters, and false advertising claims.

“Paul Hastings has tremendous market momentum and unparalleled bench depth across practice areas that will provide an enhanced offering and increased capacity to existing and new clients. I am thrilled to join the Firm at this exciting time of growth, and look forward to contributing to the firm’s upward trajectory,” said Berman.

The addition of Berman reflects the firm’s continued growth across core litigation practices, including complex litigation, financial services investigation and regulation, intellectual property litigation, and investigations, and white collar defense.

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