Josh Sallmen represents employers in single plaintiff matters and in class and representative actions on a variety of labor relations and employment law issues.
Josh defends clients against claims of unpaid wages, unpaid benefits, and wrongful termination under state and federal laws. His experience includes drafting dispositive and other written motions and accompanying briefings, managing discovery, and conducting legal research. Josh was part of a team that successfully briefed and secured summary judgment in a wage and hour collective action regarding an allegation that a parent corporation jointly employed individuals actually employed by its revenue-generating operating subsidiaries. He is presently assisting a public company with conducting and assessing a top-to-bottom pay equity assessment.
Josh maintains a pro bono practice that includes representing clients in matters concerning constitutional issues at the trial and appellate levels. He has assisted pro se litigants through the Western District of Pennsylvania's Pro Se Pro Bono Alternative Dispute Resolution program.
Before joining Jones Day, Josh served as a judicial law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
- University of Pittsburgh (J.D. cum laude 2018; Editor-in-Chief, University of Pittsburgh Law Review; B.S. in Neuroscience & B.A. in History cum laude 2014)
- Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
- Law Clerk to Judge D. Michael Fisher, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit (2018-2019) and Intern to Judge Nora Barry Fischer, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania (2017)