Joshua A. Romero
Josh is a trial lawyer. He began his career with a judicial clerkship at the Texas Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Over the last 15 years, he has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal courts across the country in complex commercial litigation, bad-faith insurance claims, trade secret cases, whistleblower and qui tam cases, and First Amendment litigation. Josh has successfully tried cases to juries ranging from multimillion dollar corporate disputes and consumer fraud cases to construction cases. In 2015, he assisted his clients in obtaining the largest settlement in Texas, and the fourth largest settlement in the United States, as featured in the National Law Journal.
Josh has been named “Texas’ Top Rated Lawyers” by ALM Legal Publishing (2014-2019), and recognized as a “Super Lawyer-Rising Star” (2013-2019) by Thomson Reuters, a recognition bestowed on less than 2.5% of lawyers. He has consistently received the highest rating “AV Preeminent,” from Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings. In 2019, Josh was named a “Top Attorney” in Austin by Austin Monthly Magazine.
As a member of the firm’s appellate section, clients have entrusted Josh to handle appeals in a wide spectrum of cases, including complex commercial disputes, contract disputes, and business torts. He has presented oral argument at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Over the past decade, Josh has handled appeals in the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the Texas Supreme Court, and appellate courts across Texas.
B.S., cum laude, Stephen F. Austin State University
J.D., cum laude, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth and Fifth Circuits
United States District Court for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas