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  • Practice Areas
    • Complex Commercial Litigation
    • Business and Securities Litigation
    • White Collar Criminal Defense
    • Government and Regulatory Agency Actions
    • Professional Malpractice

Joshua D. Liston is a litigation partner, representing clients in civil litigation and regulatory matters, and in arbitration.  His cases have included a wide range of allegations of securities fraud, breach of contract, antitrust violations, breach of fiduciary duties, and professional malpractice.  He also has conducted internal investigations and represented public and private companies, banks, pharmaceutical companies, accounting firms, law firms, real estate developers, and individuals in complex civil litigation, arbitration, and regulatory proceedings before the SEC, FINRA, and other agencies.

Mr. Liston received a B.A. from Harvard College, and received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the law review.  After serving as law clerk to the Hon. Dennis Jacobs of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Mr. Liston practiced for eight years in the litigation department of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP.  Mr. Liston joined Beys Stein Mobargha & Berland LLP in 2011 as a partner.

Mr. Liston is admitted in New York and to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second and Fourth Circuits, and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.  He is a member of the New York City Bar Association (Committee on Litigation, 2003–04), and the Federal Bar Council.


In his pro bono practice, Mr. Liston has successfully represented asylum seekers in contested hearings and criminal defendants in post-conviction proceedings.  He is on the Board of Directors of Services for the UnderServed, a not-for-profit company serving New York City’s Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans, and persons with mental and developmental disabilities and AIDS.

Beys Liston & Mobargha LLP, 641 Lexington Avenue, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10022
Tel: 646.755.3600 • Fax: 646.755.3599
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