Joshua Kushner has over 20 years of experience advising early, growth and enterprise stage companies in emerging industries. Josh brings a unique mix of legal, business, and strategic experience to bear on client matters and is passionate about helping committed teams execute upon a path to success in new markets. Josh has been an early innovator in internet, software, entertainment, games, and mobile technologies, and has most recently focused on blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and cannabis.
Josh’s practice disciplines include corporate and commercial deals, intellectual property, employment, civil litigation, local and international regulatory issues, and strategic guidance. Josh has extensive experience in venture capital finance, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic and cross-border transactions. He has counseled some of the fastest growing start-ups and enterprise level clients including Watch Gang, Seams Up, TempCFO, eBility, National Research Group, Meizhou Dongpu Restaurant Group, Apex Machining, Miss to Mrs. Box, Jag Industrials, and SmartyPans. He has also helped emerging businesses in a wide variety of sectors, and is especially knowledgeable in media, entertainment, advertising, consumer products, food and beverages, and technology including mobile, games, digital music, social media, augmented and virtual reality, blockchain, cryptocurrency and cannabis regulation.
Josh serves on a variety of corporate and nonprofit boards and industry associations. He regularly lectures and writes about major issues in technology, venture capital, emerging industries, blockchain, cryptocurrency and cannabis regulation.
In addition to Mr. Kushner’s robust corporate practice, Working in Los Angeles, Mr. Kushner was always surrounded by some of the world’s most talented entertainers and professionals. Joshua has always had a distinct passion for film & sports, and as such Mr. Kushner worked on numerous independent productions & assisted several athletes before founding his practice in Burbank, just minutes away from some of the largest studio lots worldwide.