Joshua E. Husbands is a partner and the Regional Team Leader for Private Wealth Services in Holland & Knight LLP’s Portland, Oregon office. Josh represents clients in an array of business, tax, business succession and estate planning matters, including business reorganizations, acquisitions, and divestitures. He often writes and speaks on a number of business, tax, life insurance, and asset protection matters concerning businesses and high net-worth individuals, and he chairs Holland & Knight’s national life insurance practice.
He has been listed in Best Lawyers in America, Chambers High Net Worth guide, Oregon Super Lawyers and the International Who’s Who of Private Client Lawyers and was selected to the list of Forty under 40 by Portland Business Journal in 2013. Best Lawyers has twice named him (2016 and 2019) as Portland Lawyer of the Year for Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law.
Joshua received a degree in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin and his JD cum laude from Lewis & Clark Law School. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Council, where he is the Oregon State Chair and Past-Chair of the New Fellows Steering Committee, and is on the board of the Estate Planning Council of Portland as the President-Elect. He is also on the Board of the Portland Japanese Garden Foundation (Past-President), which is his favorite place in Portland to take a deep breath and relax.