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Joshua Forrest Pescud Long, a member of our Litigation, Labor and Employment and intellectual Property sections, concentrates his practice in matters pertaining to business torts, contract disputes, unfair competition and intellectual property.


His experience includes employment and employee benefits (ERISA) litigation defense, antitrust and land use matters and state and federal appellate practice. He participates in the firm’s annual Labor & Employment seminar series.

Prior to joining the firm, Josh practiced law in Charlotte, N.C., and was a law clerk for the Honorable Frank W. Bullock, Jr., U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of North Carolina, in Greensboro, N.C.


The Chapel Hill, N.C., native received his bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Richmond and earned his law degree, with honors, from the University of North Carolina, where he was a member of the North Carolina Law Review and the Board of Editors of the North Carolina Banking Journal.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 50%
  2. Intellectual Property: 30%
  3. Employment: 20%


Payment types:

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Contact info

P.O. Box 14125
Roanoke, VA, 24038-4125


VAAuthorized to practice law200303/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Legal EliteVirginia Business Magazine2009
Legal EliteVirginia Business Magazine2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalWoods Rogers, PLC2003 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Roanoke Federal Bar AssociationSecretary2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Virginia State BarMemberN/A
Virginia Bar AssociationMemberN/A
North Carolina State BarMemberN/A
North Carolina Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Roanoke Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Virginia Association of Defense AttorneysMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Intellectual Property HandbookA comprehensive guide to Intellectual Property, including a self-guided IP audit2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of North Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
University of RichmondN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual Labor & Employment SeminarPearls of Wisdom2011
WebinarPatents, Trademarks & Copyrights2010
Annual Labor & Employment SeminarWeathering the Perfect Storm - Coping with Aggressive Enforcement in a Recovering Economy2010
2nd Annual International Maritime eLearning ConferenceEducational Copyright Laws and Compliance2010
Uniform Commercial Code SeminarUniform Commercial Code (UCC)2009
Annual Labor and Employment SeminarFind Your Inner Peace2009