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Named a “Plaintiffs’ Lawyer Trailblazer” by The National Law Journal and a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers, Joshua Margolin is a seasoned litigator with experience in a wide array of complex commercial and financial disputes involving natural resources, real estate, complex financial products, and more. He has successfully argued before trial and appellate courts, and has extensive experience achieving favorable results through mediation.
Joshua recently represented clean energy advocacy group Vote Solar before the State of Utah Public Service Commission to determine the value customer generators receive for exporting solar energy to the power grid. The Commission ruled in favor of an export credit significantly above Rocky Mountain Power’s proposed rate, which, if approved, would have ceased all residential solar development in Utah.
Joshua also maintains an active public interest practice. Anticipating that the Covid-19 pandemic would lead to an unprecedented number of new absentee voters, he led a team, along with Campaign Legal Center and League of Women Voters, that filed a lawsuit urging a change in New York’s absentee ballot verification requirements in time for the 2020 General Election. Joshua’s work helped secure passage of a bill by the New York State Senate – which was signed into law by Governor Cuomo – that gave voters an opportunity to resolve challenges to their absentee ballots by providing notice if their ballot was in danger of rejection. His efforts to safeguard voting rights were recognized by The Financial Times, which shortlisted him for its top prize in "Social Justice and the Rule of Law."
Joshua earned his J.D. from New York University School of Law, where he was on the Dean’s List. He clerked for Chancellor William B. Chandler and Vice-Chancellor John W. Noble of the Delaware Court of Chancery.