Joseph M. Wahl is an associate in Barnes & Thornburg’s Los Angeles office and a member of the Litigation Department. Joseph is a commercial litigator whose practice extends across virtually all arenas of business litigation, including class actions.
He represents both institutional and individual clients in high-stakes litigation ranging from breach of contract and tortious interference with economic advantage to product labeling and trade secret disputes and real estate matters.
Joseph is able to leverage a natural versatility in advocating for his clients, because he handles varied matters in a wide range of services and industries. His adaptability and curiosity drives him as he is able to put himself in the position of his clients, learn their challenges and work toward a solution that best meets their business needs. Joseph has developed strategies that suit his clients well, whether dealing with pretrial motions, negotiations and settlements, or directly in front of a judge or jury.
With regard to general commercial litigation work, Joseph has been involved in various stages of complex litigation and arbitrations, including pre-suit negotiations, discovery, motion practice, and preparation for trial.
Outside of his practice, Joseph enjoys travel, cooking, movies, and reading.