Joshua Gadharf

P: 248.593.2942

Joshua 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, directors, officers, lenders, creditors, shareholders, and strategic and financial investors.

Joshua’s debtor practice involves advising companies and their boards of directors in business restructuring scenarios ranging from out-of-court restructurings to chapter 11 reorganizations and liquidations. He also advises boards of directors and management teams on strategic, corporate, and governance matters and regularly litigates in federal and state courts.

Joshua’s broad-based practice also includes providing 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, Joshua is a member of the Turnaround Management Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute.

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