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Joshua L. Kirsch

Two Liberty Place
50 South 16th Street, 22nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102

P: 215.851.8469
F: 215.851.8383
E: jkirsch@eckertseamans.com

10 Bank Street
Suite 700
White Plains, NY 10606

P: 914.949.2909
F: 914.949.5424
Joshua L. Kirsch

Joshua Kirsch is a seasoned litigator. He regularly handles commercial litigation matters, intellectual property disputes, and the defense of professionals in the legal and medical communities. Joshua strives to provide dedicated, straightforward, efficient representation to his clients. His advocacy has produced numerous zero-liability outcomes in defense matters, and he has helped to facilitate the recovery of millions of dollars when serving as plaintiff’s counsel. Moreover, he has demonstrated himself as being particularly adept at resolving difficult matters, even when those matters are emotionally charged.

Representative Matters
  • Successfully defended physicians against claims in which the damages model against them was in excess of $20,000,000;
  • Successfully represented a manufacturer of picture frames against allegations of trade dress and copyright infringement;
  • Secured the dismissal on preliminary objections of an action against two attorneys and their firm accused of violating the Dragonetti Act surrounding the failed prosecution of a partnership claim;
  • Assisted in obtaining a multi-million dollar recovery for joint-venturers in claims relating to the acquisition and development of property;
  • Successfully represented a governmental entity in an eminent domain proceeding for the construction of a public library;
  • Successfully appeared before Pennsylvania's Superior Court;
  • Successfully obtained the dismissal on motion for judgment on the pleadings of an action against a manufacturer of roofing shingles, with recourse to a limited warranty operating as a time-bar to the Plaintiff's claims;
  • Successfully represented a distributor of pharmaceuticals for nonpayment of products purchased and delivered;
  • Successful first-chair arbitration experience, defending an insurance agency against a claim of professional negligence concerning the alleged failure to procure proper coverage on behalf of its insured;
  • Successful first-chair arbitration experience, defending a law firm and attorney against a claim of conversion.

Practice Groups
Professional Liability
Intellectual Property Litigation

J.D., Albany Law School, 2001, summa cum laude, Associate Editor, The Albany Law Review; Justinian Society
B.A., State University of New York at Albany, 1998, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa and Golden Key National Honor Society

New York
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

  • Acknowledged as contributing to the PBI 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 Professional Liability Updates, authored by Peter J. Hoffman.
  • “Vehicle Law, Doctor-Patient Privilege Beat DWI Warrant,” co-authored with Alexander G. Bateman, Jr., New York Law Journal, Outside Counsel, February 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 2006.


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