Josh Harrison concentrates his legal practice on mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. He is skilled at counseling clients on licensing and regulatory compliance, capital raising, and complex mergers and asset sales.  

Josh earned his law degree, magna cum laude, from the University of St. Thomas School of Law. While attending law school, Josh served as a senior editor of the University of St. Thomas Law Journal and was a visiting student in the Georgetown Law Summer Program in Washington, D.C. He also served as the judicial extern to the Honorable Patrick J. Schiltz of the United States District Court of the District of Minnesota. Josh received his bachelor's degree in Sociology of Law Criminology and Deviance from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.

Prior to attending law school, Josh deployed as an infantryman with the Rosemount-based 34th Red Bull Infantry Division.

Selected Experience

  • Works with in-house legal counsel in connection with commercial contract drafting and negotiations (with suppliers, vendors, agencies, distributors, customers, etc.) relating to advertising, intellectual property, manufacturing, management services, consulting, information technology, licensing, software development, and other complex national and multi-national commercial matters. 
  • Counsels newly formed business entities regarding organizational matters, including drafting shareholder agreements, limited liability company operating agreements, partnership agreements, and other governing documents.
  • Represented a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company in its recent sale to a Fortune 50 company of rights to our client’s drug candidate in North America in exchange for $80 million in cash, plus earnout and milestone payments of $230 million. 

Professional Activities

American Bar Association: Moot Court Coach
Minnesota State Bar Association
Hennepin County Bar Association
Ramsey County Veterans Court: Mentor
University of St. Thomas School of Law: Mentor Externship Program, Law Student Mentor

Pro Bono Activities

LegalCORPS: Non-profit organization promoting pro bono legal services for low-income businesses and non-profits, Volunteer


North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2015-2017 (North Star Lawyer is a designation that recognizes members who provide 50 hours or more of pro bono legal services in a calendar year.)

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3300 Wells Fargo Center, 90 South Seventh Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Bar Admissions
Minnesota, 2015
University of St. Thomas School of Law
J.D., magna cum laude, 2015
Honors: Dean's List
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
B.A., 2011
Major: Sociology of Law Criminology and Deviance
Minor: Geography


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