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Biography

Joshua L. Edwards is a Director and the Transactional Practice Group leader. Josh is a corporate attorney whose business practice includes representing clients in a variety of commercial transactions across a number of industries, with an emphasis in the restaurant, insurance and real estate industries. Josh has extensive experience in structuring, negotiating, documenting and financing business transactions, with a keen appreciation of what is required to get the deal closed. Josh also routinely works on private placements of equity and debt securities under Reg D, as well as assisting emerging growth clients with all stages of investment, from initial start-up rounds and seed capital to later rounds of capital and private equity.

A frequent author and speaker, Josh is the co-author of the Oklahoma chapters to state-by-state guides on commercial lending law and on commercial guaranty law published by the American Bar Association. Josh also co-authored the Oklahoma chapter of the Trigild Deskbook on foreclosure and receivership law, and his work on the UCC has been published in the Oklahoma Law Review.

Education

  • University of Oklahoma (B.A., summa cum laude, 2004; Phi Beta Kappa)
  • University of Oklahoma College of Law (J.D., with Highest Honors, 2007; Oklahoma Law Review; Order of the Coif)

Admissions

  • 2007, Oklahoma

Professional Organizations

  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Urban Land Institute of Oklahoma

Recognition

  • Best Lawyers®: Real Estate Law (2018-present)
  • Best Lawyers®: Financial Services Regulation Law (2021)

Publications

Joshua L. Edwards is a Director and the Transactional Practice Group leader. Josh is a corporate attorney whose business practice includes representing clients in a variety of commercial transactions across a number of industries, with an emphasis in the restaurant, insurance and real estate industries. Josh has extensive experience in structuring, negotiating, documenting and financing business transactions, with a keen appreciation of what is required to get the deal closed. Josh also routinely works on private placements of equity and debt securities under Reg D, as well as assisting emerging growth clients with all stages of investment, from initial start-up rounds and seed capital to later rounds of capital and private equity.

A frequent author and speaker, Josh is the co-author of the Oklahoma chapters to state-by-state guides on commercial lending law and on commercial guaranty law published by the American Bar Association. Josh also co-authored the Oklahoma chapter of the Trigild Deskbook on foreclosure and receivership law, and his work on the UCC has been published in the Oklahoma Law Review.

  • University of Oklahoma (B.A., summa cum laude, 2004; Phi Beta Kappa)
  • University of Oklahoma College of Law (J.D., with Highest Honors, 2007; Oklahoma Law Review; Order of the Coif)
  • 2007, Oklahoma
  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Urban Land Institute of Oklahoma
  • Best Lawyers®: Real Estate Law (2018-present)
  • Best Lawyers®: Financial Services Regulation Law (2021)

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