Joshua Briones focuses on complex commercial litigation, contract disputes and alternative dispute resolution. He regularly counsels clients on issues relating to records retention.
Mr. Briones also has international litigation experience. He represents foreign companies doing business in the United States in commercial and regulatory disputes. He has prepared several cases for trial in state and federal courts for cases originating outside the United States, including conducting discovery under international treaties, addressing international conflict of laws issues, and obtaining dismissals under the forum non conveniens doctrine.
Mr. Briones is on the Hiring Committee for the Los Angeles office. He is also a member of DLA Piper's Los Angeles Diversity Committee.
In 2007, Mr. Briones was appointed to a three-year term on the board of directors of the UCLA School of Law Alumni Board of Directors. The board assists in the development of the full potential of UCLA School of Law, including working on diversity issues, the endowment, and student and faculty recruitment, and governs the activities and policies of the Law Alumni Association, numbering more than 13,000 graduates of the school.
While Mr. Briones currently works in Los Angeles, he spent the first five years of his career in DLA Piper's San Diego office.