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Joshua D. Glatter

Joshua D. Glatter

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Practice Areas

  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Litigation and Counseling

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1994
  • Binghamton University
    • B.A. - 1991
    • Honors: Academic Distinction
    • Honors: Teaching Assistant – Modern Middle Eastern History
    • Major: History

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

Biography

Joshua D. Glatter's litigation practice centers upon complex corporate and commercial litigation for in both plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state courts nationwide, as well as matters before arbitral panels and mediators. His work has included business torts, corporate control disputes, professional malpractice, director-and-officer liability, bankruptcy litigation, internal investigations, employment disputes, terrorism/threat finance issues, professional malpractice, and class/mass tort actions.

After graduating from law school in 1994, Josh served as a law clerk for the Hon. Tina L. Brozman of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. He thereafter practiced with prominent firms in New York City. From 2000 to 2006, he was associated with Harwood Feffer LLP, where he focused on securities and consumer fraud class actions and corporate governance and control disputes. From 2006-2015 Josh was a partner at Osen LLC, focusing on civil counter-terrorism lawsuits. Josh served as a member of the plaintiffs' trial team in Linde, et al v. Arab Bank, PLC, in connection with injuries to U.S. nationals and their families that resulted from attacks attributable to the designated Foreign Terrorist Organization Hamas. On the eve of a first "bellwether" damages trial, the case settled. Josh and other members of the plaintiffs' trial team were awarded Public Justice's 2016 "Trial Lawyers of the Year" award.

Prior to joining Chipman Brown Cicero & Cole in 2022, Josh was a partner at Fleischman Bonner & Rocco LLP, a complex litigation boutique where his practice encompassed a diverse variety complex litigation matters, including disputes arising from oil-and-gas investments, fiduciary disputes, defense of publicly traded companies and their directors and officers, attorney malpractice, "business divorces", employment matters, and internal investigations on behalf of special committees.

Past representations include:

  • Served on trial team in a two-week Nevada Federal Court trial involving oil-and-gas investment partnerships resulting in defeating all the defendants/counter-claim plaintiffs' counterclaims.
  • Represented major real estate developer in connection with disputes with minority LLC member in New York Supreme Court Commercial Division, resulting in favorable settlement.
  • Represented cryptocurrency trading company in proceedings in New York and Delaware state courts and parallel arbitration proceedings concerning alleged breach of contractual and fiduciary obligations.
  • Represented surviving family members of a prominent Wall Street trader in hotly-contested trusts-and-estates disputes.
  • Represented publicly-traded national energy producer in connection with disputes arising from solar renewal energy credit transactions, resulting in favorable settlement post-mediation.
  • Counseled Special Litigation Committee of privately-held managed health care family of companies, conducted internal investigation and issued report relied upon by Commercial Division court in dismissing former principal's putative derivative claims.
  • Represented former Chief Financial Officer of dual-listed Israel/U.S. public company in connection with SEC investigation and private class action.
  • Represented REIT fund principal in multi-million-dollar disputes with institutional investors.
  • Represented hundreds of victims of terrorist attacks against financial institutions and product companies, resulting in numerous decisions of first impression under the U.S. Anti-Terrorism Act and groundbreaking liability verdict.
  • Represented senior officers and directors of publicly traded company in multi-fora litigations concerning allegedly fraudulently-induced acquisition of crisis risk management franchise and service business.
  • Member of litigation team representing founding principal of large privately held translation company in highly-contested corporate control contest.
  • Advised and counseled senior traders and financial services executives in connection with non-compete and non-solicitation covenants.
  • Represented "odd-lot" stockholders in federal and Delaware Court of Chancery litigation resulting in decisions of first impression concerning SLUSA statutory safe harbor and modifications to "bright-line" tests concerning secret merge negotiations.
  • Represented major investment fund challenging joint U.S.-Irish scheme of reorganization in federal bankruptcy court.
  • Prosecute and defend statutory "books-and-records" actions in Delaware Court of Chancery.
  • Represented high-net worth individuals in both prosecution and defense of complex wrongful death and conversion claims in New York state and federal court.
  • Represented clients in both prosecution and defense of high-value legal malpractice disputes.
  • Obtained, on behalf of academic tenure candidate, uncommon injunction against terminating employment and shuttering research laboratory
  • Served as co-lead counsel in class and collective action regarding wage-and-hour payment disputes and secured favorable settlement on behalf of the class /collective.

Published Works

  • When are Claims Administrators ERISA Fiduciaries? Pension & Benefits Week (1997), (with co-author Frederick A. Brodie)
  • With Proper Planning, Claims Administrators Can Avoid Unforeseen ERISA Fiduciary Responsibility, 5 Journal of Taxation of Employee Benefits 130 (1997), (with co-author Frederick A. Brodie)

Honors

  • Trial Lawyers of the Year, Public Justice (Linde et al v Arab Bank plc (2016))
  • Top 50 Settlements – Labor & Employment (Olvera v Mazzone Mgmt Grp, Ltd. (2020))
  • Top 20 Verdicts – Nevada (Millennium Drilling Co, Inc. v House-Meyers et al (2016))

Past Positions

  • Hon. Tina L. Brozman – U.S. Bankruptcy Court – S.D.N.Y., 1994 to 1995