Josh B. Baker
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PROFILE
EXPERIENCE
AWARDS
AFFILIATIONS

Josh’s Profile

Josh represents clients in complex commercial litigation involving a wide variety of matters, including insurance coverage, business torts, real estate-title litigation, banking, and mass and class actions.  His primary focuses are insurance coverage and real estate-title litigation.   He has litigated a broad array of cases in state and federal courts across Alabama and the Southeast and represented insurers’ coverage positions throughout the United States.

Josh’s Experience

  • Regularly represents insurers in wide variety of insurance coverage disputes arising under various coverage lines, including directors and officers and other professional liability, commercial general liability, umbrella and excess, cyber liability, commercial property, equipment breakdown, auto and homeowners.
  • Handles routine and complex coverage matters, including first party, liability, and bad faith or extra-contractual litigation.
  • Regularly serves as monitoring counsel in connection with large, complex insurance coverage claims.
  • Regularly represents title insurers and insureds in a wide variety of real estate-title litigation, including disputes regarding lien validity and priority, restrictive covenants, reformation, defalcation, and coverage.
  • Represents clients in class action lawsuits involving the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
  • Represents clients in commercial litigation involving wide variety of other commercial matters, such as banking disputes and mass and class actions.

Josh’s Awards

  • Mid-South Super Lawyers “Rising Star” for Insurance Coverage (2016 – present)
  • Alabama Super Lawyers “Rising Star” for Insurance Coverage/Business Litigation (2013 – 2015)

Josh’s Affiliations & Civic Involvement

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association
BAR ADMISSIONS
State Bar:Alabama, North Carolina
U.S. District Court:Alabama(Northern, Middle, Southern), North Carolina(Eastern, Middle, Western)
U.S. Court of Appeals:Eleventh Circuit
EDUCATION
Cumberland School of Law (2007, J.D., magna cum laude; Phi Kappa Phi; Cumberland Law Review, Associate Editor; Dean’s Merit Scholarship)
North Carolina State University (2004, B.A, cum laude; Hyatt Memorial Scholar)
News
95 MAYNARD COOPER & GALE ATTORNEYS DISTINGUISHED IN THE 2017 SUPER LAWYERS LISTINGS
Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that 95 attorneys have been selected as 2017 Super Lawyers, including 90 among the firm’s Alabama office locations, two in the firm’s New York office, and three in its San Francisco office....