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Joshua E. Abraham has specialized in business and complex commercial litigation and for nearly two decades. Mr. Abraham’s clients include businesses and individuals in a variety of sectors, including asset management, banking, manufacturing, real estate and others. His experience also encompasses the formation of hedge funds, nonprofit management, investment due diligence, and counseling clients regarding investment offerings. He is also well-versed in the areas of product liability and consumer class actions.


Joshua E. Abraham is Of Counsel at Butzel's New York office. He concentrates his practice on litigation and corporate advisory work.

Mr. Abraham has represented businesses and individuals prosecuting and defending actions in breach of contract, defamation, fraud, product liability, and construction claims. Throughout his career, he has represented asset managers and financial institutions in disputes regarding commodities and currency swaps, owners and contractors in lien foreclosure actions, and drug manufacturers in products liability actions. Most recently, Mr. Abraham has represented accountants in fraud and breach of fiduciary duty actions, and real estate developers in disputes with general contractors.

Mr. Abraham also has experience in corporate matters. He has worked with hedge funds with formation and investment offerings, and he has also assisted nonprofit organizations with corporate formation and corporate governance.

Prior to joining Butzel, Mr. Abraham worked at various law firms as a litigation associate. He was a legal intern for the Hon. Herman Cahn of the New York Supreme Court, and before attending law school, he was an Equities Trader.

Mr. Abraham is a graduate of Fordham University School of Law (J.D., 2004), and of Yeshiva University (B.A., summa cum laude, 1999).

His published works include "Is Your Investment Fund a Ponzi Scheme?", Law360, July 8, 2014 (co-authored with Regina Alter and Neil Steinkamp); "No Yellowstone Relief When Breach Is Obvious," New York Law Journal, July 11, 2007 (co-authored with Richard Seltzer); "Conflicts Create Business and Ethical Concerns," National Law Journal, January 17, 2005; and "A New York Perspective on Workplace 'Spam,'" New York Employment Law and Practice, August 2003 (co-authored with Jay Waks).

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Yeshiva University Undergraduate 1999, B.A.

Fordham University School of Law Law School 2004, J.D.


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New York Metro Super Lawyers, Business Litigation, 2019 & 2020

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