Josh Liebman concentrates his practice in civil litigation with an emphasis on complex commercial matters and professional negligence defense. He has defended professional misconduct claims brought against attorneys and insurance brokers. Josh has also represented clients in matters involving trademark infringement and trade secret misappropriation. Josh has also worked closely with both employees and employers on issues related to restrictive covenants contained in employment agreements.
Josh has been involved in all stages of litigation at both the trial and appellate level. He has successfully briefed and argued summary judgment motions in state and federal court. Josh has deposed and defended the depositions of key fact and expert witnesses. He has prepared cases for trial and has participated in formal mediation proceedings.
While attending law school, Josh served as the Research Editor of the Loyola University Law Journal and won the distinction of being named best respondent in the 2003 Niagara International Moot Court Competition. He came to Novack and Macey in 2007 after beginning his career with Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP. In 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013, Josh was selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyer’s list of Illinois Rising Stars.
Josh is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the American Bar Association. His community activities include service to the Jewish Community Centers of Chicago as a member of the Camp Chi Alumni Committee. Josh also is a member of the Jewish Council for Youth Services’ (JCYS) Board of Directors for which he sits on the Scholarship Committee. JCYS provides educational and recreational services for children and teens in and around Chicago.