Josh Dixon is a litigator whose practice focuses on employment law, intellectual property, insurance coverage, ERISA, class actions, and commercial litigation. Mr. Dixon also handles appeals.
Mr. Dixon has litigated numerous types of employment-related claims, including claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and Family and Medical Leave Act, claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act (wage and hour violations), and all manner of state law employment-related claims, including claims involving wrongful termination, and breach of non-compete, non-solicit, and confidentiality agreements. Mr. Dixon has represented employers in many different sectors of the economy, including manufacturing, health care, education, construction, government, and technology. In addition, Mr. Dixon has litigated many other types of claims that commonly, though not always, arise out of employment relationships gone wrong, including claims for defamation and misappropriation of trade secrets and other intellectual property.
Mr. Dixon has also litigated many other types of claims, including intellectual property claims (trademark and copyright violations), claims against insurance carriers alleging breach of the duty to defend and/or indemnify, class actions, whistleblower claims (False Claims Act), claims involving the denial of insurance benefits and breaches of fiduciary duty (ERISA), and general commercial claims.
Before entering private practice, Mr. Dixon was a law clerk for Karen J. Williams of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and C. Weston Houck of the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina.