Joshua T.Hoyt


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Prior to joining Jones Day in 2022, Joshua Hoyt worked as an intern in the Department of Justice Office of Legal Policy, as an extern in the office of Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the office of the Tennessee Solicitor General, and served as a law clerk for Judge Andrew S. Oldham of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and for Judge Benjamin J. Beaton on the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky.


  • Real estate industry persuades Supreme Court that legislative permitting exactions are subject to Takings Clause scrutinyJones Day filed an amici curiae brief in the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the real estate industry in a case challenging a California court’s ruling that legislative permitting exactions are not subject to Takings Clause scrutiny.
  • Directors of D.C. religious nonprofit win complete dismissal of claims alleging fiduciary violations and breach of contractJones Day secured dismissal of a longstanding suit against a D.C. religious nonprofit and its directors. In August 2022, the D.C. Court of Appeals reversed a $530 million judgment against the directors, vindicating their rights under the First Amendment.
  • Members of Congress' amicus brief influences U.S. Supreme Court unanimous decision vindicating property rights of elderly widowJones Day filed an amici brief in the U.S. Supreme Court, on behalf of U.S. Congressman Tom Emmer—the House Majority Whip—and three other members of Minnesota's congressional delegation, in support of Geraldine Tyler, a 94-year-old Minnesotan whose $40,000 home was taken by a Minnesota County to satisfy a $15,000 tax debt.
  • National Association of REALTORS® files Supreme Court amicus brief in takings caseJones Day filed an amici curiae brief in the Supreme Court on behalf of the real estate industry in a Takings Clause case challenging Minnesota's tax-foreclosure law, which allows the government to seize a homeowner's property to satisfy a government debt and keep any surplus from the sale in excess of the debt owed as a windfall.