Joshua S.Roseman (Josh)


Dallas + 1.214.969.4898

Josh Roseman conducts internal investigations, advises on ethics and compliance, and defends companies, directors, and management in high-stakes criminal and civil matters. Josh has led numerous internal investigations of alleged misconduct and also has defended U.S. and foreign clients from investigations by DOJ, SEC, World Bank, state AGs, bank regulators, and other federal and state authorities. Josh is a Certified Fraud Examiner and a Certified Fraud Specialist.

Josh has led investigations into, and defended against, allegations of accounting fraud, corruption, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), insider trading, and embezzlement. Josh recently completed internal investigations for the boards of two Fortune 10 companies. He also counsels boards and compliance officers on ethics and compliance programs. Josh previously represented a corporate monitor where he assessed compliance and accounting controls and reported to DOJ. Josh has also defended some of the largest shareholder class actions, derivative cases, and proxy contests.

Josh was part of a trial team that won a jury verdict The National Law Journal named a "Top 10 defense verdict" of the year. Through Jones Day's "lawyer on loan" program with the Dallas County District Attorney's Office, Josh served as an assistant DA and tried more than 20 cases to jury verdicts. He is a regular speaker on internal investigations, ethics and compliance, and corporate culture. D Magazine named him among the "Best Lawyers in Dallas" three years in a row, and Texas Monthly named him a Super Lawyer Rising Star seven times. He serves on the boards of the Dallas Holocaust & Human Rights Museum, the Anti-Defamation League, and JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation).


  • Telecommunications company conducts internal investigation concerning whistleblower allegationsJones Day assisted a telecommunications company in conducting an internal investigation of whistleblower allegations of improper tone at the top by senior management related to financial disclosures.
  • Financial institution conducts internal investigation of notary and affiant practicesJones Day conducted an internal investigation of notary and affiant practices at a business unit of a major financial institution and advised the client on related disclosures to government agencies.
  • Audit committee of leading producer of hydrocarbon products conducts internal investigation into allegations of accounting improprietiesJones Day is representing an audit committee of a leading producer of hydrocarbon products in an internal investigation into allegations of accounting improprieties.
  • Government contractor conducts internal investigation into potential FCPA violationsJones Day represented a government contractor in connection with an internal investigation into potential FCPA violations in connection with third party real estate transactions in Baghdad, Iraq.
  • Individual defends investigation by SEC alleging insider tradingJones Day represented an individual in connection with an investigation by the SEC alleging insider trading.
  • Former controller represented in SEC investigationJones Day represented a former controller in connection with SEC investigation into alleged earnings management and accounting fraud.
  • Former president of foreign subsidiary defends against investigation by SECJones Day is representing the former president of a foreign subsidiary of a Fortune 500 company in connection with an investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission into allegations of improper revenue recognition and accounting fraud.
  • U.S. holding company conducts internal investigation of officers of Mexican telecom subsidiaryJones Day conducted an investigation of alleged accounting fraud by corporate officers in Mexico following ethics violations reported to a U.S. holding company through its ethics hotline.
  • U.S.-based telecom holding company conducts investigation of ethics allegations in Argentine subsidiaryIn response to ethics violations reported through a company hotline, Jones Day conducted a targeted investigation of alleged misconduct and potential Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations by a U.S.-based holding company in Argentina.
  • National retailer defends allegations of corruption in Latin America and AsiaJones Day is representing a national retailer in an internal investigation into allegations of corruption in multiple countries in Latin America and Asia and related DOJ and SEC investigations.
  • J.F. Lehman acquires National Response Corporation and affiliated businessesJones Day advised long-standing client J.F. Lehman & Company, a leading mid-market private equity firm focused on the defense, aerospace, and maritime sectors, in connection with the acquisition and related financing of National Response Corporation, a provider of U.S. Oil Pollution Act of 1990 regulatory compliance and emergency responses, and its affiliated businesses NRC Environmental Services, SEACOR Response and SEACOR Environmental Products, from SEACOR Holdings Inc.
  • Special Committee of the Board of Directors of MoneyGram International defeats motion for preliminary injunction seeking to block recapitalization of MoneyGramJones Day represents the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of MoneyGram International Inc. in a lawsuit brought by three shareholders challenging a recapitalization of MoneyGram.
  • Multinational company conducts independent review of anticorruption compliance programJones Day conducted an independent review of the anticorruption compliance program for a leading oil and gas service provider with operations in over 20 countries and presented findings and recommendations to the board of directors.
  • Potash Corporation successfully defends historic $43.1 billion hostile takeover bidFollowing an arduous three-month battle, Jones Day's client, Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan, Inc., successfully repelled BHP Billiton's hostile $43.1 billion tender offer for all of PotashCorp's shares in November 2010.
  • Private company updates anticorruption compliance programJones Day helps a private company craft updated anticorruption program including FCPA and UK Anti-bribery Act and provides training and advice with respect to international activities.
  • Fortune 500 oil and gas refining and marketing company creates anticorruption compliance programJones Day assisted a Fortune 500 oil and gas refining and marketing company in creating and implementing an anticorruption compliance program covering global operations.
  • Multinational public high tech company conducts internal investigation of potential FCPA violationsOn behalf of the Audit Committee of a multinational public company, Jones Day conducted an independent investigation of alleged conduct in Latin America which was not permitted under the FCPA.
  • Forgent Networks files complaint and request for injunction causing dissident shareholder to file amended proxy materialsJones Day, representing Forgent Networks, filed a Complaint in the Western District of Texas after a dissident shareholder issued proxy materials nominating an opposing slate of directors to replace Forgent's board of directors.
  • FCPA monitor appointed pursuant to DOJ settlementPeter Romatowski, supported by a team of Jones Day attorneys, serves as the FCPA monitor selected by the company and approved by the Deputy Attorney General pursuant to a $30 million settlement and deferred prosecution agreement with the DOJ and SEC to resolve an investigation of payments to government officials in Africa and South America.
  • EDS successfully defends nationwide class actions involving incorrectly administered and/or scored Series 7 broker examinationsJones Day successfully obtained and defended the dismissal of a nationwide class action complaint against its client, Electronic Data Systems Corporation ("EDS"), in this litigation concerning administration of an examination for individuals who seek to become securities brokers (the "Series 7 exam").
  • Speaking Engagements

    • July 28, 2021
      Attorney-Client Privilege in Global Internal Investigations, Celesq AttorneysEd Center
    • June 1, 2021
      SPACs: Emerging Litigation and Enforcement Risks, Celesq AttorneysEd Center
    • October 15, 2020
      New Technologies for Internal Investigations
    • December 12, 2019
      Internal Investigations, Houston Corporate Compliance Exchange
    • August 8-9, 2019
      Why Culture Matters, Annual TXCPA Forensic, Litigation and Valuation Services Conference
    • February 28, 2019
      Anatomy of an Ethics and Compliance Scandal, SMU Certificate in Ethics and Compliance
    • November 7, 2018
      SMU Dedman School of Law Corporate Counsel Externship Program, guest lecturer, Internal Investigations
    • October 16, 2018
      Texas General Counsel Forum Beyond the Basics: Recent Developments and New Best Practices for Compliance and Investigations
    • September 19, 2018
      Internal Investigations for Non-lawyers, Deloitte Virtual Classroom
    • August 2-3, 2018
      The VW Investigation: Back on the Road Again, 30th Annual Texas Environmental Superconference
    • May 4, 2018
      Mitigating Pitfalls in Internal Investigations, 28th Annual DFW Fraud Conference
    • February 21-22, 2018
      Internal Investigations, SMU Certificate in Ethics and Compliance
    • September 24, 2014
      Updates Every Corporate Counsel Should Know, State Bar of Texas: Corporate Counsel Section
    • October 2, 2013
      The General Counsel Forum - Conducting an Internal Investigation
    • September 7, 2012
      Controllers Share Forum Anti-Corruption Compliance for Controllers
    • October 20, 2011
      Jones Day Dallas CLE University
    • October 5, 2010
      Corporate Compliance Programs in the New Era of Government Enforcement