Joshua A. Gildea


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Joshua A. Gildea is a shareholder and attorney in the Firm’s Litigation group. Mr. Gildea’s practice includes civil litigation, bankruptcy, complex commercial matters, landlord tenant and construction matters. He also practices in the area of intellectual property law.


  • Robert E. Cook Honors College, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, B.A., summa cum laude, 2000
  • University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D., summa cum laude, 2005
    • Wisconsin Law Review, Senior Editorial Board, Symposium Editor, Note & Comment Editor
    • Order of the Coif

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin

 Professional Organizations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Lehigh County


  • Named one of “Forty Under 40” by Lehigh Valley Business in 2014
  • Named a “Select Lawyer” in:
    • Bankruptcy & Creditor’s Rights Law, Commercial Litigation and General Civil Litigation, 2014
    • Bankruptcy & Creditor’s Rights Law and Commercial Litigation, 2015
  • Selected for inclusion in 2012-2015, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers – Rising Star Edition

Projects & Accomplishments

  • Obtained victory for major national retail chain in jury trial of multi-million dollar commercial landlord action
  • Obtained summary judgment in commercial dispute between shareholders of disbanding business
  • Handled multi-million dollar intellectual property matter in both state and federal courts
  • Obtained recovery for site contractor in complicated bankruptcy litigation


Community Activity

  • Member, Board of Directors, Lehigh Valley Zoo, 2014-present
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley

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