Joshua D. Cools
Joshua D. Cools defends companies in high stakes litigation from a variety of industries, including automotive, medical device, consumer products and services, and public institutions. Josh has broad experience litigating and managing all aspects of complex litigation including trial, motion practice, preparing high-level company witnesses for and defending them at depositions, managing experts, fact and expert depositions, written discovery, complex document management and e-discovery, and settlement conferences, private mediation, and arbitrations.
Josh also advises companies regarding risk assessment and regulatory compliance. This advice has included both proactive and reactive management of a variety of issues, including assessing compliance with state and federal regulations, privacy and data management, and contractual obligations.
Ave Maria School of Law (J.D., 2009, magna cum laude)
Hillsdale College (B.A., 2003, History, cum laude)
Supreme Court of California
Supreme Court of Nevada
Supreme Court of Oregon
United States District Court, District of Nevada
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
United States District Court, Northern District of California
United States District Court, Southern District of California
United States District Court, Central District of California
“Keeping Out of The Weeds: Defense Should Focus on Winning Liability Instead of Damages at Trial,” Author, Nevada Lawyer Magazine (January 2017).
Mountain States Super Lawyers®,
Rising Stars (2015-2019, 2021)
Legal Aid Center of Nevada
Honor Roll (2017)