Joshua Gadharf

Member;
Detroit
Chicago
P: 248.593.2942
jgadharf@mcdonaldhopkins.com

Josh is a member in the Business and Business Restructuring Services Departments and counsels clients on strategic alternatives in both distressed and non-distressed settings. He regularly represents public and private companies, strategic and financial investors, directors, officers, lenders, creditors, and shareholders.

Josh’s debtor practice involves advising companies and their boards of directors and management teams in business restructuring scenarios ranging from out-of-court restructurings to chapter 11 reorganizations and liquidations. He also represents purchasers of distressed assets and lenders involved in distressed workouts.

Josh also provides general business counseling in non-distressed settings to a variety of businesses, business owners, and investors. He is skilled at drafting, analyzing, and negotiating all types of commercial contracts and complex agreements and regularly provides general corporate counseling to clients, including assisting with employment and corporate governance matters.

Selected for inclusion as a Michigan Rising Star (2015-2020) by Super Lawyers, Josh is also a member of the Detroit chapter of the Turnaround Management Association.

Prior to joining the McDonald Hopkins, Josh was an associate in the Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Practice at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP in Chicago, Illinois.

Josh earned a J.D., with honors, from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2008. He received a B.A., with honors, from Washington University in St. Louis in 2003.

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