Josh Dixon’s practice is focused on civil litigation and arbitration. He has particular experience in employment law, ERISA, products liability/toxic tort, insurance coverage, class actions, and commercial litigation. As a former federal appellate law clerk, Mr. Dixon also handles appeals.
Mr. Dixon has litigated numerous types of employment-related claims, including claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and Family and Medical Leave Act, claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act (wage and hour violations), and all manner of state law employment-related claims, including claims involving wrongful termination, defamation, and breach of non-compete, non-solicit, and confidentiality agreements.
Mr. Dixon also litigates product liability and toxic tort matters, including claims for wrongful death, catastrophic injury, and debilitating injuries, and he defends clients facing significant potential damages in multi-party actions involving alleged toxic tort claims, including exposure to harmful chemicals and substances. Mr. Dixon also has significant experience litigating insurance claims involving allegations of breach of the duty to defend and/or indemnify, claims involving the denial of insurance benefits and breaches of fiduciary duty / bad faith, including but not limited to ERISA claims. Mr. Dixon’s business and commercial litigation practice includes advising clients and litigating matters involving shareholder disputes, corporate dissolutions, and business disputes. Mr. Dixon has also done substantial work defending class actions in various substantive areas of the law, including ERISA, utilities, lemon laws, and many other state law claims.
Before entering private practice, Mr. Dixon was a law clerk for Karen J. Williams of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and C. Weston Houck of the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina.