Butzel Long attorney Joshua J. Chinsky named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s 2017 Class of “Up & Coming Lawyers”


DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney Joshua J. Chinsky is one of only 30 attorneys in the state named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s 2017 Class of “Up & Coming Lawyers.”

Attorneys recognized for this honor have distinguished themselves in the practice of law. The honorees were evaluated based on nominations by their peers, colleagues, and associates. The recipients were selected by a committee based on their outstanding professional accomplishments and their mentoring/community involvement. Chinsky will be honored during a luncheon on December 7 at the Detroit Marriott in Troy.

Based in Butzel Long’s Detroit office, Chinsky focuses his practice on white collar criminal defense and Aerospace and Defense industry matters.

Prior to joining Butzel Long, Chinsky served as Corporate Counsel and Deputy Director, Studies and Analyses, for a Washington, D.C. area consulting company. He also served in the United States Marine Corps as a judge advocate. While on active duty, Chinsky prosecuted contested jury trials and served as a legal advisor to commanders, servicemembers, and dependents. Chinsky continues to serve as a judge advocate in the Marine Corps Reserve.

Locally, Chinsky is active in his local Ann Arbor synagogue, where he serves as Treasurer and board member. He also is a member of the marketing committee of the Hebrew Day School of Ann Arbor and an avid youth soccer coach. He mentors high school and college students interested in joining the armed forces and is a frequent guest speaker at Veterans Day and Community Service forums at elementary and high schools.

Chinsky is a graduate of the Duke University School of Law, where he received the Bidlake Award for legal writing and was an editor of Law and Contemporary Problems. He received his BA from the University of Michigan, graduating with highest distinction and Phi Beta Kappa.

Chinsky is admitted to practice in the states of Michigan and Georgia, and before United States Courts-Martial.

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