Joshua D. Harms - Associate, Seattle

Joshua D. Harms

Associate | Seattle

Joshua represents businesses and individuals in a broad range of complex civil litigation matters, with a particular focus on intellectual property disputes and commercial tort liability. His experience ranges from enforcing his clients’ rights in private arbitration to defending individuals in high-stakes international disputes.


  • Washington (2019)
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington (2020)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit (2021)
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington (2021)


  • Seattle University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, Editor in Chief, Seattle University Law Review (2019)
  • Gonzaga University, B.A. (2016)

Recognition & Honors

  • CALI Awards for Highest Grade in Class: Corporate Appellate Litigation; Law, Language and Literature; Criminal Procedure; Professional Responsibility; Evidence; and Property

Publications & Presentations

Professional & Community Activities

  • Federal Bar Association of the Western District of Washington, Member
  • King County Bar Association, Member
  • William D. Dwyer Inn of Court, Member
  • Alpha Sigma Nu (Jesuit Scholar Society), Member

Background & Interests

During law school, Josh externed at the King County Superior Court for the Hon. Richard McDermott (ret.) and at the Washington State Bar Association Office of Disciplinary Counsel. He also served as a summer associate with Mills Meyers Swartling.

Josh is an avid runner and enjoys hiking around the Pacific Northwest.