A prolific trial attorney and counselor, Josh is a partner in the firm's Litigation and Employment practice groups working primarily in employment counseling and litigation, labor law and workers’ compensation.
He represents public and private employers in litigation matters, administrative agency investigations, labor arbitrations and commercial litigation.
Employment Counseling and Litigation
Josh protects employers inside and outside of the courtroom on issues related to employee discipline and termination, workplace harassment, noncompetition and nonsolicitation, whistleblower claims, wage-and-hour compliance, and medical leaves of absence. Josh has presented at numerous seminars and groups throughout his career on employee safety, harassment, medical marijuana, and other compliance and risk management topics.
Josh works with clients on union avoidance training and counsels employers through union organizing campaigns. Josh also represents a number of unionized workplaces and is an experienced advocate during contract negotiation and grievance arbitration. He is also a trained and certified mediator.
As the chair of the Barley Snyder Workers’ Compensation Practice Group, Josh assists employers and insurance companies in all aspects of handling alleged and actual work injuries. Josh takes a proactive approach to workers’ compensation claims, working with employers to review job descriptions, safety protocols, and modified duty programs, while offering advice on risk management and cost control.
Josh has been certified as a specialist in the practice of workers' compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law, as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
Josh lives in Manheim Township with his wife, Franklin & Marshall College professor Carey Faulkner, and their two children, Eli and Casey. He can also been seen performing in community theater productions and cabarets throughout central Pennsylvania.