Garrick Josephs

New York

I assist clients by anticipating the L&E-related challenges that may impact their businesses, and developing solutions that will further their industry goals.

Garrick Josephs is a member of the Labor & Employment Practice group. He focuses on representing and advising employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including contractual disputes, discrimination and harassment claims, and work-place policies. Garrick also counsels clients across industries such as retail, banking, energy, and technology, on a range of employment related issues.

Garrick regularly represents employers in federal and state court, before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and before alternative dispute resolution organizations such as JAMS. Garrick has also represented employers in contractual disputes, including litigation over separation agreements.

Prior to joining Foley Hoag, Garrick practiced employment law and litigation at a large national firm.


  • Vanderbilt University Law School, JD, 2019
  • Rutgers University – New Brunswick, cum laude, BA, 2014

Bar and Court Admissions

  • New York
  • Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut


  • Defended Fortune 500 information technology company in a four-day bench trial in Connecticut state court, involving a multi-million dollar breach of employment contract claim.
  • Successfully represented Fortune 500 retail company in a settlement conference before the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities.
  • Successfully moved to dismiss discrimination and retaliation suit brought against one of the big-four accounting firms.
  • Represented pro-bono client for settlement purposes in civil rights action brought in federal court.


  • “Germany Facebook Antitrust Ruling Should Prompt FTC Action”, Law360 (August 2020) 
  • "The 2019 Snell Decision Challenges the Process of Understanding and Applying the Superseding Cause Doctrine”, Conn.Def.Law.Assn L.J.1,5-7 (2019)

Honors & Involvement

  • Selected by The National Black Lawyers Association as among the “Top 40 under 40” attorneys in Connecticut
  • Member of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association