Joshua D. SmithPartner
Joshua D. Smith is a commercial litigator and healthcare attorney.
As a litigator, Joshua has wide-ranging experience representing insurers, healthcare providers, and individuals in complex litigation, including federal lawsuits brought under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”). Joshua has obtained multimillion dollar judgments against individuals involved in schemes to defraud New York’s No-Fault system, and successfully defended individual and corporate clients sued in multimillion dollar fraud and breach of contract cases. Joshua’s diverse litigation practice has included representing clients in arbitration, mediation, federal and state court litigation, and appellate tribunals, in matters ranging from first-party insurance claims to highly complex commercial disputes.
As an adviser, Joshua has counseled insurers and healthcare providers on a variety of issues affecting the insurance and healthcare industries, including federal and state laws prohibiting physician self-referrals, the federal and state anti-kickback laws, medical marijuana and cannabidiol (“CBD”), claims handling processes, and complex fraud investigations.
Joshua is actively involved in the American Bar Association and currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Business Litigation Committee in the ABA’s Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section (“TIPS”).
Joshua graduated from The George Washington University Law School with honors. While at GW Law, he served on the school’s moot court board and won the school’s International Law Moot Court Competition.
Joshua is an accomplished jazz saxophonist with numerous credits to his name. He is also an avid hiker and backpacker.
Since 2016, the Health Services Practice Group has been recognized in the Chambers USA directory.
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New York, NY 10022-5843
U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New YorkEducation
The George Washington University Law School, J.D., with honors
New York University, B.M., magna cum laude