Pierce Atwood litigation and appellate partner Joshua D. Dunlap has been appointed to the Maine Rules of Appellate Procedure Advisory Committee, filling a vacancy due to the appointment of former firm litigation partner Catherine Connors as a Supreme Judicial Court justice.
Josh focuses his practice on civil litigation at both the trial and appellate levels, defending clients in complex litigation, including class actions and multidistrict litigation. He represents financial institutions, manufacturers, retailers, and other major institutional clients in state and national consumer class actions involving various issues, including bank overdrafts, products liability, and electronic data breaches.
Josh is a former federal court of appeals law clerk, having clerked for the Hon. Paul J. Kelly Jr. on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit. He is admitted in multiple courts of appeal as well as the U.S. Supreme Court, having served with three Special Masters appointed by the U.S. Supreme Court to oversee original jurisdiction proceedings.