He’s very smart, very strategic and has really made an impact. Formidable litigator.” He has “very deep expertise in and understanding of commercial and business issues.” “He is the guy I want in my corner when the going gets tough.”

- Chambers USA, 2022–2023 (Client Quotes)

Josh Greenblatt is a litigation partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. A litigator for over 20 years, Josh represents private equity and other investment firms, corporations, partnerships and individuals in complex commercial litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. Josh has extensive experience counseling clients in high-stakes business disputes, restructurings, securities litigation, corporate governance issues and investigations. His clients have included TPG; Blackstone; BC Partners; Altamont Capital; Pegasus Capital; Neiman Marcus; J.Crew Group; Kindred Healthcare; Freescale Semiconductor; MBIA; Oaktree Capital; Bain Capital; and KKR.

Josh has been recognized for his litigation work by Chambers USA, Benchmark Litigation, The Legal 500 USSuper Lawyers and Lawdragon, with Chambers noting that Josh “represents a strong choice for private equity sponsors, corporates and individuals seeking expertise in complex business disputes, restructurings and securities litigation.”



Admissions & Qualifications

  • New York


  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York


  • Boston University School of LawJ.D.cum laude2001

    Dean's Scholar

    G. Joseph Tauro Scholar

    Boston University Law Review

  • Cornell UniversityB.A.magna cum laude1997