Joshua M. Gillette
Joshua M. Gillette is a founding partner of Gillette & Izzo Law where he focuses on plaintiff’s medical malpractice, catastrophic injury and personal injury cases. Mr. Gillette has tried cases for both defendants and plaintiffs in New York Courts and is admitted to practice before all New York State Courts, and the Northern, Western and Southern District Courts of New York. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Onondaga County Bar Association, and the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers. Mr. Gillette has also been admitted to practice in the United States Court of Federal Claims where he has represented plaintiffs in vaccine injury cases.
Josh spent nearly a decade as an associate and partner with a defense firm focusing on the defense of physicians and other healthcare professionals.
Josh has extensive experience in cases involving medical malpractice, products liability, wrongful death and premises liability. He takes his experience having worked on both sides of civil litigation to fight for his current clients. He has been in integral part in recovering over Twenty Million Dollars for his client through settlements and verdicts ($20,000,000.00).
Josh has lectured at several continuing legal education programs on many topics within civil litigation. He has lectured to physicians, nurses, and medical students on the topics of medical malpractice and disciplinary proceedings, including giving a presentation at the 43rd Annual Regional Perinatal Symposium. Mr. Gillette has been named to Super Lawyer’s Rising Star list for the past six years consecutively. He has also written and presented on babies injured during labor and delivery and the Medical Indemnity Fund.
Josh has been selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 and was also selected to the National Trial Lawyers 40 Under 40 Civil Lawyers for the State of New York and the National Trial Lawyers – Medical Malpractice Top 25. He currently serves as a member of the board of directors of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers.
Josh earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science Pre-Law and a Bachelor of Arts in History with a Second Major in Interdisciplinary Social Science with an Emphasis in Business from Michigan State University through its Honors College. Mr. Gillette then earned his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the Syracuse University College of Law.
2023 Upstate New York Super Lawyers
2022 Upstate New York Super Lawyers
2021 Upstate New York Rising Stars
2020 Upstate New York Rising Stars
2019 Upstate New York Rising Stars
2018 Upstate New York Rising Stars
2017 Upstate New York Rising Stars
2016 Upstate New York Rising Stars
2015 Upstate New York Rising Stars
National Trial Lawyers 40 Under 40 4 year member
National Trial Lawyers Top 25 Medical Malpractice Attorney