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Josh Autry - Lexington, KY

333 West Vine StreetSuite 1200 Lexington, KY 40507

Updated: 09/20/2022

Lexington Mass Torts Lawyer

Overview

"Josh Autry chairs our Mass Tort Law & Briefing Group, which prepares motions, briefs and appeals for our firm's class action and multidistrict litigation. For more than twelve years, Mr. Autry has litigated cases in state and federal courts. He has tried fifteen cases to jury verdict. Mr. Autry has orally argued twenty-eight appeals and briefed many more. Mr. Autry has also taken more than three hundred depositions...

"Josh Autry chairs our Mass Tort Law & Briefing Group, which prepares motions, briefs and appeals for our firm's class action and multidistrict litigation. For more than twelve years, Mr. Autry has litigated cases in state and federal courts. He has tried fifteen cases to jury verdict. Mr. Autry has orally argued twenty-eight appeals and briefed many more. Mr. Autry has also taken more than three hundred depositions.

Over the course of his practice, Mr. Autry has represented both plaintiffs and defendants. Mr. Autry has handled litigation across a wide range of practice areas, including commercial litigation, products liability, railroad, employment, medical malpractice, nursing home, legal malpractice, civil rights, copyright, insurance coverage, and criminal defense.

Mr. Autry has secured a number of appellate victories for this clients, including the following plaintiff victories:

Smith v Union Insurance, -- Fed.Appx. ---, 2020 WL 7182829 (6th Cir. Dec. 7, 2020) (reversing summary judgment and finding coverage for utility employee who was hit by uninsured driver)

Almon v. Bullocki, 2020 WL 4507337 (Ky. App. July 17, 2020) (affirming directed verdict in plaintiff's favor for medical expenses)

Zimmerman v. Norfolk Southern, 706 F.3d 170 (3d Cir. 2013) (reversing summary judgment to railroad and holding that federal regulations did not preempt negligence claim)

Knopick v. Downey, 639 F.3d 600 (3d Cir. 2011) (reversing summary judgment based on factual disputes as to application of discovery rule)

Kelly v. Borough of Carlisle, 622 F.3d 248 (3d Cir. 2010) (reversing summary judgment to police officer in false arrest case)

In addition, in his prior practice, Mr. Autry won numerous appeals when he represented civil defendants. See Williams v. York, 967 F.3d 252 (3d Cir. 2020); Reilly v. Harrisburg, 790 Fed.Appx. 468 (3d Cir. 2019); Sauers v. Nesquehoning, 905 F.3d 711 (3d Cir. 2018); Zimmerman v. Corbett, 873 F.3d 414 (3d Cir. 2017); Does v. Franklin County, 174 A.3d 593 (Pa. 2017); Zaloga v. Moosic, 841 F.3d 170 (3d Cir. 2016); Hatch v. Franklin Cty., 755 F.App'x 194 (3d Cir. 2018); Muth v. Woodring, 666 F.App'x 137 (3d Cir. 2016) (Muth I); Muth v. Woodring, 755 Fed. Appx. 109 (3d Cir. 2018) (Muth II); Keating v. Pittston City, 643 F.App'x 219 (3d Cir. 2016).

Mr. Autry has also won a custody appeal and three criminal appeals. In the Interest of H.V., 37 A.3d 588 (Pa. Super. 2012) (reversing decision to separate Mother, victim of Father's violence, from children); US v. Miller, 12-4190 (2d Cir. 2012) (prosecution reversed position after oral argument); Com. v. Rainey, 4 A.3d 209 (Pa. Super. 2010) (table); Com. v. Evans, 30 A.3d 547 (Pa. Super. 2011) (table).

Before becoming a lawyer, Mr. Autry graduated from Washington & Lee University School of Law in 2008 and Liberty University in 2005. During college, he excelled on the Debate Team and was named the school's "Best Debater". Mr. Autry continued to work as a debate coach during his first year of law school. In his second year, he came in second place at W&L's Moot Court Competition. Mr. Autry then served as Chair for the Moot Court Competition during his final year."

About Josh Autry

Practice Areas

  • Mass Torts

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2008
  • Kentucky
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio

Education

  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, Lexington, Virginia
  • Liberty University

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333 West Vine StreetSuite 1200 Lexington, KY 40507

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