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Joshua Counts Cumby has joined the firm’s Nashville office and Global Intellectual Property Team as an Associate.

Cumby advises clients on a variety of litigation and intellectual property matters. In addition to disputes involving contracts, business torts, and other complex commercial matters, he helps clients with patent, trademark, and copyright issues as well as matters relating to trade-secret and advertising law.

Cumby is a frequent author on topics involving appellate law and the intersection of law and technology, among others. He is currently editor-in-chief of The Journal of Legal Metrics, one of the “bundle” of small journals that make up the Journal of Law, and he has written for and edited the publication since 2011. He is also an adjunct professor at the George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School, where he teaches courses on federal courts and legal writing.

Cumby served as a law clerk for the Honorable Leonie M. Brinkema, District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, and the Honorable John F. Anderson, Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Cumby received his J.D., cum laude, from the George Mason University School of Law in 2011, and his Bachelor of Music, with high honors, from The University of Texas at Austin in 2001.