JOSH ANDERSON has extensive experience handling the defense of consumer class actions, appeals and complex, multi-party litigation in federal and state trial courts. With a passion for providing creative solutions to complicated legal issues, Josh has substantial experience in consumer fraud, insurance, life sciences, pharmaceutical, and bankruptcy. His recent victories include:
- Obtaining dismissal, summary judgment, and denial of class certification in a series of putative nationwide and statewide class actions against a pharmaceutical company involving the alleged false advertising of a prescription drug.
- Obtaining voluntary dismissal of claims against a pharmaceutical company involving challenges to its co-pay assistance programs for privately insured consumers.
- Obtaining $118 million judgment for a Korean automobile manufacturer after a four-day bench trial before a bankruptcy court, which was affirmed on appeal.
- Obtaining summary judgment for a title insurance company and its affiliates in a case alleging bad faith refusal to defend and indemnify a real estate developer against three lawsuits.
Recognized by his peers as one of the top young lawyers in Southern California, Josh was named a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2006, 2007, 2009, and 2010 (Los Angeles Magazine).
Several of Josh’s victories have been reported in Law360 and by the Drug and Device Law blog, including the Arkansas Supreme Court’s decision in DePriest v. AstraZeneca Pharms., L.P., 351 S.W.3d 168 (Ark. 2009), which was identified as number two on the Drug and Device Law blog’s list of the Top Ten Best Prescription Drug/Medical Device Decisions Of 2009.
Prior to joining the firm, Josh served as judicial extern to the Honorable Barry Russell, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Los Angeles.