Joshua Newcomer is a principal in McKool Smith’s Houston office. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on financial, fiduciary, and energy disputes.
Prior to joining McKool Smith, Joshua was an associate at an international law firm. He also previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable Carolyn Dineen King of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and to the Honorable William H. Yohn Jr. of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Before attending law school, Joshua was an associate consultant for L.E.K. Consulting in Boston and Singapore, where he focused on business strategy and shareholder valuation.
Joshua has been recognized as a “Future Star” by Benchmark Litigation, a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers, and among the “Top 40 Under 40” by the Houston Business Journal. He has also been recognized among Lawdragon’s “500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers,” and “Lawyer of the Week” by The Times of London. He is a graduate of Temple University School of Law and the University of Pennsylvania.
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