Joshua G. Ferguson
Partner
Direct Dial: 215.279.8086
Fax: 267.239.0050
[email protected]
 

Josh Ferguson is a Partner and Co-chair of the Philadelphia and Morristown offices. He is a highly experienced attorney with an array of experience in high exposure tort, employment and professional liability cases.

Mr. Ferguson’s Tort and Catastrophic Loss practice includes defense of premises liability, transportation, product liability, toxic and mass tort claims.

Mr. Ferguson serves as general counsel for a wide variety of businesses, including those in the construction, snow and ice management, power sweeping, landscaping, and property management industries. Mr. Ferguson regularly advises clients on pending legislation at the Federal and State levels. He has drafted legislation on behalf of various industries, and has been asked to speak in Washington, D.C. and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania before House Committees.

Mr. Ferguson also has experience defending employment discrimination and harassment claims, ADA claims, and disputes surrounding employment agreements. He also has defended claims against homeowners associations and community associations.

In the transportation area, he has litigated cases involving personal and commercial vehicles, including trucking and motor coach claims. Further, Mr. Ferguson has a rapid response team in place to respond to emergencies and catastrophic events.

Mr. Ferguson’s Construction and Design Law practice includes defense of commercial and residential construction defect claims. Mr. Ferguson’s Commercial Litigation/Directors & Officers practice includes contract dispute claims and corporate litigation. Attorney Ferguson has experience defending health care organizations, including nursing homes and other skilled facilities, and can provide guidance to health care professionals and providers on risk management and litigation defense.

He has presented seminars and has been a keynote speaker at events throughout the United States on First-Party and Third-Party automobile insurance, contract review/creation/negotiation, risk management, bad faith claims and general claims handling. Josh has appeared on a variety of radio and online programs, and has published articles in diverse legal and trade association publications. Josh also serves as an Arbitrator/Mediator in Pennsylvania.

Mr. Ferguson lives with his wife and daughter in Philadelphia. He is a volunteer attorney at Support Center for Child Advocates.

 

Areas of Practice

  • Breach of Contract Litigation
  • Collections Litigation
  • Commercial Premises Litigation
  • Construction Defect
  • Contract Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Commercial and Complex Litigation
  • Transportation Law

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Education

  • J.D., Widener University School of Law, cum laude
  • B.S., Old Dominion University, Honors Program

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Accredited Snow Contractors Association
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • National Association of Landscape Professionals

Awards:

  • 2004 Hugh B. Pearce Mock Trial Competition Winner
  • 2015 Accredited Snow Contractors Association Special Recognition Award