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McDermott Will & Emery LLP
WASHINGTON, DC 20001-1531
United States
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Joshua (Josh) Simon focuses his practice on litigation with a particular focus on the healthcare industry. He has litigated complex litigation matters in state and federal courts across the country and also represents his clients in arbitrations and regulatory proceedings.


Josh’s most recent work has been focused on ERISA, antitrust, RICO, and regulatory disputes related to the health insurance industry. He regularly acts as lead counsel in cases regarding claims payment, fraudulent billing by healthcare providers, competition among healthcare providers, provider contracting, and medical necessity coverage determinations. Josh has particular experience representing his clients in class action litigation related to these topics.

Josh also represents small and large companies in other industries, including technology, telecommunications, manufacturing, and securities. He has litigated a broad array of cases for clients in these industries, including contract cases and cases arising under the telecommunications, securities, and antitrust laws.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Labor and employment > ERISA litigation

Working across several sectors, McDermott Will & Emery LLP possess key strengths in ERISA litigation, ESOPs, and DOL investigations and IRS audits. The team recently defended Tharanco Group and Genentech in a class action lawsuits alleging violation of ERISA fiduciary allegations. With a balanced advisory and litigation practice, the group is experienced in advising boards, executives and HR departments on the resilience of their ERISA plan audits.  Chicago-based Ted Becker leads the firm, skilled in both ERISA litigation and government investigations and audits, with Christian Nemeth, who splits his time between Chicago and Miami representing major clients such as Google, HEICO and Target. Joshua Simon specializes in litigation relating to the healthcare industry.

United States > Dispute resolution > General commercial disputes

Praised as ‘top notch litigators’ with an ‘excellent level of professionalism’, the team of expert practitioners fielded by McDermott Will & Emery LLP is extremely well-versed in handling high value, complex litigation, particularly in connection with IP and class action matters across the technology and healthcare sectors. In the firm’s New York office, Seth Friedman and Joshua Simon are key contacts: Friedman predominantly counsels accountancy clients, while Simon focuses on disputes arising out of the healthcare, telecommunications, and financial services industries. The pair jointly lead the practice alongside Jon Dean in Los Angeles, Laura McLane in Boston, and Chicago’s Steven Scholes. New York’s John Calandra has carved out a niche in space law and satellite technology in addition to handling energy and financial services matters.