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Joshua Kipnees is a Partner in Patterson Belknap’s Litigation Department. His practice focuses on false advertising and complex commercial litigation, including matters relating to pharmaceuticals, asset-backed securities transactions and successor liability. Mr. Kipnees has represented clients in the food and beverage, insurance, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and financial industries in both state and federal courts. Mr. Kipnees has also led numerous internal investigations for pharmaceutical and medical device companies involving regulatory and compliance reviews. He also co-edits the Firm’s food, drug, and cosmetic false advertising blog, Misbranded.

From 2009 to 2010, Mr. Kipnees served as Law Clerk to Chief Justice Rabner, New Jersey Supreme Court, and from 2010 to 2011, he served as Law Clerk to the Hon. Leonard I. Garth, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He received his B.A., magna cum laude, from Harvard University and J.D. from Harvard Law School.


Updated June 2021