Josh Waltman represents and counsels employers in litigation and administrative matters, including:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • The Arizona Civil Rights Act
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Discrimination and harassment
  • Handbooks and Policies
  • Retaliation
  • Wrongful discharge
  • Wage and hour class and collective actions
  • Unfair competition, trade secrets, and restrictive covenants
  • Contingent workers

Prior to joining Littler, he served as Court Counsel for Maricopa County Superior Court, the fourth largest trial court in the country, where he advised the Presiding Judge and Court Administrator.

Josh clerked for Chief Judge Roslyn O. Silver at the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona and served on the Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review at Harvard Law School. Josh volunteers with the Anti-Defamation League implementing anti-bullying programs in schools.  He has also served as a Judge Pro Tem for the Maricopa County Superior Court.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member, Education Committee

Anti-Defamation League


Adjunct Professor

Arizona Summit Law School


Judge Pro Tem

Maricopa County Superior Court


News, Analysis & Press

Technology Transfer at Universities

IP Today

August 2003

Speaking Engagements

HR Audits

Phoenix SHRM, Phoenix, AZ

January 27, 2017

FMLA and ADA Updates

Yuma SHRM, Yuma, AZ

October 28, 2016

The Ambush Election: One Year In

Littler Arizona Employer Conference, Phoenix, AZ

October 25, 2016

DOL Final Rule

American Bar Association TIPS Corporate Counsel Committee

September 20, 2016

DOL Final Rule

2016 Littler Public Sector Seminar

July 27, 2016

Public Sector Employment Law Update

Phoenix, AZ

July 27, 2016

DOL Final Rule, Medical Marijuana, FMLA/ADA Updates

Northern Arizona SHRM

June 9, 2016

Independent Contractor Classification Under Attack

American Bar Association TIPS Corporate Counsel Committee

December 2015


  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2004
  • B.S., Arizona State University, 2001 magna cum laude

Bar Admission



  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit