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Joshua L. Blosveren

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Overview

Joshua L. Blosveren has represented domestic and international clients in a diverse range of complex business litigation matters, including insurance recovery for policyholders, business torts, FINRA arbitration, securities law, civil RICO, employment law, bankruptcy, environmental law, and the counseling of foreign and transnational clients on various regulatory and jurisdictional issues. He has successfully litigated and tried cases and argued appeals in numerous state and federal courts and arbitral forums.

In 2013, Josh was appointed by the Chief Judge of the State of New York to the Commercial Division Advisory Council, a permanent group that advises the Chief Judge on an ongoing basis regarding all matters involving the Commercial Division of the State of New York and works to implement changes aimed at improving the courts of the Commercial Division. From 2016 to 2018, Josh served as the editor-in-chief of the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal; from 2012 to 2016, he served as its co-executive editor. He is also a co-chair of the Environmental Coverage Subcommittee of the Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee of the ABA’s Section of Litigation, a vice chair of the Business Litigation, Litigation & Trial Practice, and Insurance Coverage Litigation Committees of the ABA’s Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section (TIPS), and a member of several TIPS Special Standing Committees.

Prior to joining Hoguet Newman Regal & Kenney, Josh was an associate in the litigation departments of Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP and Salans LLP (now Dentons).

Recognition

Named a "Future Star" by Benchmark Litigation, 2019

New York Super Lawyers "Super Lawyer" in Insurance (2018)

New York Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in Insurance (2016)

Leadership

  • Commercial Division Advisory Council
  • American Bar Association,  Section of Litigation, ICLC Environmental Coverage Subcommittee, Co-Chair
  • American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Business Litigation Committee, Vice Chair
  • American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Litigation & Trial Practice Committee, Vice Chair
  • American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee, Vice Chair
  • American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, CLE Special Standing Committee
  • American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Content Management Special Standing Committee
  • American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Scope & Correlation Special Standing Committee
  • Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal, Editor-in-Chief
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Bottom Line New York, Associate Board

Experience

Experience

­Represents a manufacturer of agrichemical products in arbitration concerning insurance coverage in excess of $700 million brought in connection with settlements that resolved thousands of claims brought by farmers and grain distributors arising from the client’s sale of a product rejected by a foreign country. 

­Represents an investment partnership in connection with its claim for losses suffered in connection with its investment in a special purpose acquisition company. 

­Represents an apparel firm in connection with its claim for insurance coverage arising from the conversion of the client’s merchandise.

­Represents a commercial property owner and a housing cooperative in insurance coverage dispute relating to damage to clients’ property caused by a university’s construction at a neighboring property.

­Successfully represented a manufacturer of agrichemical products in insurance coverage litigation concerning in excess of $150 million brought against scores of insurers in connection with nationwide class action products liability claims alleging that client’s herbicide product contaminated water sources for over 50 years.

­Successfully represented a software development company in a $25 million intellectual property dispute with the counterparty to a series of licensing agreements.

­Successfully represented former company officers in connection with a securities fraud action arising from investments in a U.S. company with China-based manufacturing operation. 

­Successfully represented former company officer in connection with claims brought by a Canadian company accusing the client of conspiring with other individuals and entities to obtain a controlling interest in a Russian oil company.

­Successfully represented a New York City casino in a claim for coverage for business interruption losses resulting from Superstorm Sandy.

­Successfully represented a distributor of flavor and fragrance products in insurance coverage litigation concluding in the client obtaining reimbursement of past payments and reallocation of pending and future cost-sharing arrangements relating to numerous personal injury claims against the client.

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Admissions

Admissions

  • Bar of the State of New York
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit 

Education

Cornell University (B.S. 1999)

  • Honors

New York University School of Law (J.D. 2002)

  • Moot Court Board, Competitions Division
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