Meet Joshua Segal, an experienced litigator known for his holistic approach to representing his clients, both individuals and businesses. Handling all types of civil litigation, his thoughtful and strategic approach ensures Josh explores all solutions for his clients. Although always ready to advocate for his clients zealously in a courtroom or before an agency, he is never quick to litigate, but instead strives to achieve his clients’ objectives through the most effective and efficient means possible.
Having spent his career with Lawson & Weitzen, Josh attributes his loyalty to supportive teammates that enable him to serve his clients successfully. Josh’s litigation focus is on business, employment, and land disputes. He also regularly handles personal injury matters, small business advising, particularly in contract and employment matters, and is a member of the Lawson & Weitzen alcohol beverage industry team.
Josh’s clients range from businesses of all sizes to non-profit organizations to those in heavily regulated industries to individuals. Clients describe Josh as personable, an excellent critical thinker, and committed to achieving what is best for their interests.
A dad to two sporty boys in Roslindale, Josh is committed to pro bono work helping to find immigration attorneys for those individuals detained by ICE. Josh also regularly volunteers as a moot court judge at Boston University School of Law and a mock trial judge at Brandeis University.
Boston University School of Law, JD, cum laude
Brandeis University, BA, cum laude, MA
Massachusetts (state and federal)
New York (state and federal)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
American Bar Association
Federal Bar Association (President of the Massachusetts Chapter, former Vice President (2020-2021), Treasurer (2018-2020), Board Member (2016-2018))
Massachusetts Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
Boston Bar Association
National Conference of State Liquor Administrators
Note, Rebalancing Fairness and Efficiency: The Offensive Use of Collateral Estopple in § 1983 Actions, 89 B.U. Law Review 1305 (2009).
Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2012-2021
Managing Editor, Boston University Law Review
Semifinalist, Homer Albers Prize Moot Court Competition