Joshua H. Grabar has extensive experience as counsel in complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts throughout the nation, with a particular concentration and emphasis in individual and class action litigation under state and federal antitrust laws, federal securities laws, and state consumer protection laws.
Mr. Grabar has also represented plaintiffs and defendants in a broad range of other commercial litigation, including breach of contract litigation, litigation involving claims for coverage and indemnification under Directors and Officers liability insurance policies, disputes involving business torts and other unfair and deceptive business practices, claims involving alleged breach of fiduciary duty and misuse of corporate assets by corporate officers and directors, and claims involving private and public sector employees with respect to whistleblower protection laws.
Mr. Grabar also advises individuals, business owners and corporations on matters concerning antitrust compliance, retention of antitrust claims and recoveries, and consumer protection law compliance issues.
Mr. Grabar is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania (B.A. 1995) and the Villanova University School of Law (J.D. 1998), where he served as an Associate Editor of the Villanova Law Review. Mr. Grabar authored the publication "Antol v. Esposto: The Third Circuit Expands Preemption Under The Labor Management Relations Act," 42 Vill. L. Rev. 1995 (1997).
Mr. Grabar was admitted to both the Pennsylvania and the New Jersey bars in 1998. He is a member of the American, Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Associations and has been admitted pro hac vice in federal courts nationally.
Mr. Grabar is a member of the American Bar Association and Pennsylvania Bar Association.
Mr. Grabar is a member of the International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA) and Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL).
Honors & Awards
AV Preeminent - Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence by Martindale-Hubble. Recognized as having the highest ethical standing.
Super Lawyers - Mr. Grabar has been honored to be selected in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 as one of Pennsylvania's Super Lawyers by Thompson Reuters' Super Lawyers publication. Each year, no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the Commonwealth are selected to receive this honor. Mr. Grabar was previously honored to be selected in 2010 and 2013 as one of Pennsylvania's Rising Stars by Thompson Reuters' Super Lawyers publication, recognizing him as one of Pennsylvania's top up-and-coming attorneys. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the Commonwealth are selected to receive this honor. Designation as a Rising Star and a Super Lawyer is recognition that Mr. Grabar has distinguished himself with respect to his achievements as a practitioner and advocate in the eyes of the legal community in which he practices.
Specialties: Class Action, Price Fixing, Antitrust, Consumer Protection, Securities Litigation, Compliance.