4265 San Felipe # 1000
Houston, TX 77027


Joshua Bauer


Josh is a trial attorney who has protected the interests of individuals and businesses in a variety of legal matters over the course of his career.

Josh’s focus is providing top-notch representation to individuals and their families who have been injured by the misconduct of the country’s largest and most powerful companies. Since joining Reich & Binstock from a prestigious local business litigation boutique, Josh has represented plaintiffs in courts across the United States, focusing on injuries caused by pharmaceuticals, medical devices, toxic substances, and the negligence of others. Josh also represents multiple governmental entities in complex multidistrict litigation stemming from the public hazards caused by several harmful products, including opioids, JUUL e-cigarettes, social media, and fossil fuels.

Additionally, Josh stands as an advocate for childhood sex abuse victims, helping them navigate the complex legal system to achieve justice and ultimately obtain compensation for their injuries. He currently represents former Boy Scouts who suffered abuse for claims currently pending in the Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy proceedings. He also litigates cases filed under newly enacted “window” laws seeking to hold sexual abusers and abuse enablers liable in court. Josh has successfully obtained numerous favorable results for clients who have experienced clergy related trauma.

Josh has been named to Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters since 2020 and was added to the Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch” list in 2021. Josh is also a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Houston Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Association for Justice.

Prior to entering private practice, Josh had the privilege of working in the busiest federal trial court in the United States, proudly serving as law clerk to U.S. District Judge Alia Moses in the Del Rio Division of the Western District of Texas.

Outside of work, Josh enjoys watching football, cooking delicious meals, and spending time with his wife Elissa and their children Wesley and Violet.

Areas of Focus


Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2014)

American University (B.A., 2009)

Honors & Distinctions

Named to Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters (2020-2023)

Best Lawyers ‘Ones To Watch’ (2021)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of Arizona (pending)
  • United States District Court for the Southern, Northern, Western, and Eastern Districts of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Anti-Defamation League (Member of the 2017-18 Glass Leadership Institute)

Federal Clerkship

Before entering private practice, Mr. Bauer worked in the busiest federal trial court in the United States, proudly serving as a law clerk to U.S. District Judge Alia Moses in Del Rio, Texas.

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