Joshua  D. Hill philadelphia

Joshua D. Hill

Member

Overview

Josh Hill focuses his practice on complex civil litigation, government investigations, and white-collar criminal defense matters and parallel civil actions.

Josh also works with the defense team in Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey that represents churches, schools, and youth organizations in the defense of lawsuits alleging institutional liability for acts of childhood sexual abuse.

Additionally, Josh counsels clients in a wide range of industries concerning export controls, treaty compliance and international trade regulations enforced by the Office of Foreign Asset Controls (OFAC) and the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS). He regularly assists clients concerning the changing rules and regulations involved in doing business in Iran and Cuba. Josh recently assisted aviation clients in obtaining necessary licenses and permits in order to begin passenger service in Cuba.

Prior to joining the firm, Josh spent four years a public defender with the Defender Association of Philadelphia, gaining valuable courtroom experience. Prior to his time at the Defender Association, Josh served as a law clerk to the Honorable Mark Bernstein of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.

Representative Matters

  • Representation of physicians, hospitals, and other health care providers in medical malpractice actions.
  • Representation of physicians, hospitals, and other health care providers against allegations that they had violated state and federal False Claims Acts.
  • Advising an international manufacturing company in compliance with regulations promulgated by the United States Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC).
  • Representation of a national corporation in a complex premises liability action in Pennsylvania involving severe injuries.
  • Provide counseling to a wide range of industries concerning export controls, treaty compliance and international trade regulations enforced by the Office of Foreign Asset Controls (OFAC) and the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS).
  • Counsel clients in various industries concerning the changing rules and regulations involved in doing business in Iran and Cuba.
  • Assist aviation clients in obtaining all necessary licenses and permits in order to begin passenger service to Cuba.
  • Successfully assisted a large, international manufacturer with obtaining a license from the Bureau of Industry and Security (an agency of the United States Department of Commerce), allowing it to export $15 million of can making machinery to Cuba, on an extremely expedited basis.

Professional Affiliations

  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Good Shepherd Mediation Program, Board of Directors (a Philadelphia based nonprofit neighborhood mediation center)
  • Support Center For Child Advocates, Volunteer Attorney
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Program, Former Volunteer Mentor

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