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Josh Lawler

Legal Advisor
Contracts/ Partnerships

Josh's primary areas of practice are in mergers and acquisitions and securities law. He practices at the cutting edge of law relating to emerging industries and technologies, including cannabis and distributed ledger technology.

His M&A clients include private equity groups, public and private companies, fundless sponsors, family offices, and sellers of large assets.

In collaboration with multi-lingual colleagues, Josh often works across languages and sovereign borders to execute international transactions. He has worked within over 20 countries over the past several years. Many of his clients have domiciles outside of the United States.

Josh leads the firm’s Emerging Technologies Group. In this position, he places a particular emphasis on Blockchain (distributed ledger), cryptocurrency, artificial intelligence, robotics, biotechnology, virtual/augmented reality, cybersecurity, and related technologies. Josh counsels clients on securities and regulatory matters, including the issue of tokens and digitized assets. Additionally, he advises them on the development, licensing, commercial use, acquisition, and disposition of all manner of intellectual property.

As a dedicated futurist, Josh brings enthusiasm and excitement to cutting-edge projects. Additionally, Josh provides solutions for clients using his problem-solving skills and practical business advice. Many of his clients rely on him as outside general counsel.

Before joining Zuber Lawler, Josh practiced as a corporate securities and M&A attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher, and Flom LLP.