Joshua D. Watts

Senior Counsel


Joshua is a litigator who represents contractors and construction companies in premises liability, personal injury, and catastrophic injury cases. He also has extensive experience in commercial and consumer finance litigation involving creditor’s rights, real property title disputes, products liability, and unfair trade practices, as well as complex business and contractual disputes.


  • Bucknell University, B.A., 2000
  • Golden Gate University School of Law, J.D., 2005

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2005

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern, Eastern, and Central Districts of California


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Our mission is to contribute to the bottom line. Whether we are taking a position on coverage wordings, safeguarding policy layer exposure, or defending against extra-contractual damages, our legal strategy serves immediate and long-term goals. +


 Litigation is not a profit center. It is a problem to be solved effectively in the energy, construction, hospitality, manufacturing, and transportation spaces we know. We provide representation with finesse and know how. +