Joshua Koppel

Joshua Koppel’s practice focuses on appellate and government and public policy litigation.  

Mr. Koppel has been involved in briefing and oral argument for appellate matters involving a wide range of legal issues, including constitutional law, administrative law, federal criminal and civil procedure, intellectual property, securities, elections, arbitration, banking, and contracts. He has argued cases in the Sixth and Ninth Circuits. Mr. Koppel has also filed numerous US Supreme Court merits, cert-stage and amicus briefs, as well as briefs in the state and federal appellate courts.

Mr. Koppel has significant experience in civil litigation involving federal and state governments. He advises clients on constitutional matters, questions of public policy and strategy, and administrative law.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Koppel clerked for the Honorable Janice Rogers Brown of the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and the Honorable Norma Shapiro of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Koppel taught a course on legal research and writing as an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center. While pursuing his legal education, he worked as a student advocate at the Penn Law Supreme Court Clinic, competed with the Penn Law National Moot Court team, and volunteered with the Income Tax Assistance Clinic in Philadelphia.

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  • Education

    • JD, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2012

      summa cum laude Order of the Coif, Senior Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review
    • BA, Politics and History, Brandeis University, 2008

      summa cum laude Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • Massachusetts

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Janice Rogers Brown, US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 2013 - 2014

    • The Hon. Norma L. Shapiro, US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2012 - 2013