Joshua T. Busch



Josh Busch manages nationwide civil litigation of all types in both state and federal courts, concentrating on complex product liability and commercial litigation defense. His areas of knowledge include litigation planning and management, discovery coordination, depositions, multidistrict litigation, arbitration proceedings, motion practice, oral argument, mediations and trial preparation.

Settlement Negotiation

Josh also counsels clients on assessing and avoiding potential liability and litigation costs. He has successfully negotiated individual settlements in over a hundred cases and claims, and he has extensive experience structuring and managing large inventory settlements, including global settlement programs.

Past Experience

Prior to joining Faegre Drinker, Josh worked as a legal intern at The Medical Protective Company while attending law school. He graduated with top honors and received an award for his contributions to the pro bono program. His commitment to pro bono service continues today in the areas of disability law and immigration law.

Related Industries


Bar Admissions



Indiana University Maurer School of Law
J.D. magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Indiana Law Review (managing editor) (2012)

DePauw University
B.A. in Economics and English Literature, summa cum laude (2009)

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

  • National Immigrant Justice Center Asylum
  • Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic SIJS
  • Putnam County Pro Bono Clinic
  • Indiana University Disability Law Clinic


  • Best Lawyers® — "Ones to Watch," Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants, 2022-23; "Ones to Watch," Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, 2022-23
  • Faegre Baker Daniels – Pro Bono Honor Roll
  • Indiana University – Julia Lamber Student Clinician Award
  • Indiana University – Cali Award for Excellence, Contracts
  • Indiana University – Cali Award for Excellence, Sales
Awards Methodology
No aspect of these recognitions has been approved by the highest court of any state.
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