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Josh Kushner Thorsen Legal

Josh Kushner

Practice Areas


Bar Admissions

  • California

Education

  • University of California, Davis – School of Law (J.D.)
  • Michigan State University Honors College, James Madison College (B.A., Political Theory)

Josh Kushner

Employment Law

As an employment lawyer, Josh advises clients on employment matters at the federal, state and local levels. Josh assists with drafting of employment offer letters, employee agreements and independent contractor agreements. Josh prepares employee handbooks, personnel policies and affirmative action plans. He advises clients on proper classification of employees and independent contractors. He prepares severance agreements and separation agreements. Josh advises businesses and employees on all types of employment law matters.

Corporate Law

As a corporate attorney, Josh drafts, reviews and negotiates a wide variety of commercial contracts. Josh assist business clients with incorporation and organizational services for LLCs and corporations. He also advises on commercial finance transactions and capital raises.

Sports and Entertainment Law

As a sports attorney with Thorsen Legal, Joshua advises owners, coaches, athletes, universities and business organizations such as sports marketing firms and apparel manufacturers on contract negotiations and labor issues. Joshua represents sports clients in complex commercial transactions, intellectual property rights, licensing, regulatory compliance and dispute resolution.

As an entertainment attorney, Joshua advises entertainers and creatives in key legal practice areas including entertainment finance, development and production agreements, sales and distribution agreements, advertising contracts, publishing, licensing, and merchandising agreements, and talent agreements.

Cannabis and CBD law

As a California cannabis attorney, Joshua assists cannabis, CBD and hemp businesses navigate the complex laws (including the contradictions between state law and federal law) governing the production, sale and distribution of cannabis and CBD in the State of California. This includes advising clients on how to legally package, ship, market and distribute cannabis, hemp and CBD products. Joshua’s clients include several CBD wholesalers and retailers, both online and brick and mortar.