Joshua M.Taylor (Josh)


Minneapolis + 1.612.217.8919

Josh Taylor is a commercial litigator with experience representing clients in jurisdictions across the country. His litigation practice spans such diverse areas as patent infringement, residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), noncompetition agreements, and discrimination and harassment claims. He focuses on motions practice, having researched and drafted numerous dispositive motions and argued in court.

Josh maintains an active pro bono practice, primarily representing low-income tenants in resolving housing issues.

Prior to law school, Josh served for seven years as a surface warfare officer (SWO) in the U.S. Navy.


  • U.S. Bank defends patent infringement claims involving gift cards sold in shopping mallsJones Day is defending U.S. Bank National Association in two related patent infringement disputes initially brought by AlexSam, Inc. related to prepaid gift cards sold in Simon shopping malls.
  • Pro bono client serving ten-year sentence for non-violent drug offense obtains compassionate releaseOn March 5, 2021, Jones Day secured the compassionate release of Gadelle Ferguson, in light of the fact that his pre-existing health conditions rendered him uniquely susceptible to an elevated risk of severe illness or death if he were to contract COVID-19 in federal prison.