JOSHUA GORNITSKY

Associate: jgornitsky@simonlesser.com

About Josh

Josh received his Juris Doctorate from the Seton Hall University School of Law in 2011. While there, Josh participated in the Immigration Human Rights Clinic, winning a grant of Asylum for a Gambian refugee and his family. Following law school, Josh was admitted to practice in the states of New York and Connecticut.

Josh is well versed in New York, Connecticut and Federal Civil Procedure. He has appeared in both the New York and Connecticut Appellate courts and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He has litigated a wide variety of cases ranging from complex mortgage foreclosures to multi-million dollar fine art coverage disputes. He has also successfully litigated high value personal injury and commercial actions.

Josh graduated cum laude from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick with a major in History and a minor in Political Science. While at Rutgers, he wrote an honors-winning senior thesis on the misunderstood legacy of the United States’ third Vice President, Aaron Burr. He was an active member of the Rutgers chapter of Hillel and graced the airwaves around New Brunswick as a play-by-play and color commentator for Rutgers sports at the local student radio station, WRSU.

Education

J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, 2011
Bachelor Degree in History, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2008

Admissions

Josh is admitted to the Bars of New York and Connecticut.

Interest

Josh enjoys spending time with his wife and young son while watching his Toronto Blue Jays compete in the American League East.

 

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