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Global Counsel Award, General Commercial Category – International Law Office, 2011
Outstanding In-House Counsel of the Year – Washington Metro Area Corporate Counsel Awards, 2010
Co-Inventor – US Patent No. 11,738,461 – Systems and Method for Industrial Robotics
Co-Inventor – US Patent Application No. 17/070775 – Industrial Robotics Platforms
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Joshua Izenberg is Of-Counsel to Fontana Law Group and is the Founder and Principal of IzenbergLaw PLLC. Josh has 25 years of experience as an attorney, including as a former public company General Counsel in the aerospace and defense industries, and as an Associate in the Corporate & Securities Group at one of the world’s largest international law firms. Josh runs a diverse legal practice based in Washington, DC, with a particular focus on M&A and commercial and government contract counseling. Josh also counsels clients in connection with company formation, structuring of shareholder and operating agreements, fundraising, and several other legal areas.
In addition to his legal practice, Josh currently acts as a Co-Founder and General Counsel of OffWorld, Inc., a venture backed company that is a world leader in novel autonomous technologies for terrestrial mining. Josh is also a Co-Founder and General Counsel of Woodford Resources, LLC, a startup focused on rare earth elements. Prior to his current roles, Josh was General Counsel of the aerospace and defense businesses at ATK, a Fortune 500 provider of aerospace, defense, and sporting products. Before ATK, Josh was General Counsel at Versar, and Deputy General Counsel at Alion Science and Technology. Josh started his legal career at Baker McKenzie LLP.
Josh is Chair of the Board of Directors at the Challenger Center for Space Science Education in Washington, DC, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation. Josh is a member of the Board of Advisors of CisLunar Industries, which aims to develop the Space Foundry that will recycle and refine metal space debris into raw materials for use in space, and of D+R International, an environmental consulting firm dedicated to helping corporate & government clients with energy efficiency.
REPRESENTATIVE M&A TRANSACTIONS
Counsel to Clearshark LLC in connection with its sale to Optiv.
Counsel to Cascades Technologies LLC in connection with its sale to Ad Hoc LLC.
Counsel to two government contractor clients in connection with their acquisition by a UK public shell company.
Counsel to a Washington, DC based government contractor in connection with four acquisitions.
Counsel to a government contractor client in the intelligence industry in connection with two acquisitions.
Counsel to numerous government contractor clients in connection with the acquisition and sale of contract vehicles.
Counsel to a private equity portfolio company in the healthcare industry in connection with two acquisitions.
Counsel to a government contractor in connection with the spin-off of a business unit and establishment as a separate operating company.
Counsel (in-house) to Versar in connection with two acquisitions.
Counsel (in-house) to Alion Science and Technology Corporation in connection with six acquisitions that added more than $400 million in revenues.
Georgetown University, MBA with Honors (2nd in class)
University of Toronto, L.LB. (Juris Doctor equivalent)
McGill University, B.Sc. in Computer Science, graduated with Great Distinction