• UC Berkeley School of Law (J.D., 2018) Order of the Coif
  • Ohio State University (B.A., 2015, Economics and Political Science) summa cum laude
  • Hon. Josephine L. Staton, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • California

Joseph Crusham focuses on complex commercial litigation, managing all aspects of a case for a wide variety of clients.

During law school, Mr. Crusham served as a legal intern for the U.S. Department of the Interior. He was also the senior publishing editor for the California Law Review, the currents associate editor for the Ecology Law Quarterly, and a legal writing teaching assistant.


Representing Southern California Edison and Edison International in litigation arising out of the 2018 Woolsey Fire.

Representing the Navajo Nation in an action against the Environmental Protection Agency, its contractors, and several mining companies for damages in connection with the environmental disaster caused by the Gold King Mine spill.

Represented biotech firm Sorrento Therapeutics as plaintiff in multiple litigations alleging a high profile business partner’s scheme to “catch and kill” Sorrento’s promising cancer drug, Cynviloq.

Secured a declination from the California Department of Justice for Southern California Edison in connection with the 2018 Woolsey Fire that burned in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties.

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Obtained favorable settlement for a leading fitness technology company– including admissions of patent validity, intentional copying and an agreement to immediately cease using its patented leaderboard technology – after prevailing on an Alice challenge and virtually every other motion. (See “Peloton, Flywheel Settle Legal Disputes Over Fitness Bike Tech,” Wall Street Journal; “Peloton, Flywheel Agree To End Patent Fight Over Bike Tech,” Law360).

Represented a leading fitness technology company in arbitration disputes and federal court litigation.


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