Kaplan Hecker & Fink is proud to announce partner Joshua Matz has been selected as a 2022 Rising Star of the Courtroom by Business Insider. The inaugural list comprises of 15 attorneys, “driven by the thrill of a live courtroom and a sense of mission to help clients get their day in court.”

Joshua was noted for his work in representing E. Jean Carroll, a journalist suing President Donald Trump for having defamed her since she publicly recounted her experience of being raped by him several decades ago. Business Insider also commended Joshua for his political and election work, detailing his experience serving as Counsel to the House Judiciary Committee for the 2019 and 2021 Senate trials of President Trump and his work related to the certification of the 2020 election.

"I was going to be a historian — I was interested in the history of civil rights and LGBTQ rights," Joshua said. "What I missed was a sense of agency and social engagement."

Read the full Business Insider profile here