Josh Owings

Senior Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

United States
T:+1 214 855 8270
United States
T:+1 214 855 8270


Josh Owings represents businesses and public organizations in all aspects of employment law. He assists clients facing lawsuits and administrative charges alleging discrimination, harassment, retaliation and violations of other workplace laws and regulations, including the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act. Josh also works with clients to enforce and defend against claims for breach of restrictive covenants. 

Josh has guided clients through numerous investigations by regulatory agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and state level agencies. He also helps employers mitigate risk and prevent or resolve employee issues before they escalate into legal disputes, including by developing workplace policies and procedures and by providing practical advice on specific workplace issues. Whether litigating disputes, advising during investigations, or counseling on employee issues, Josh advises clients on their most difficult workforce related matters.

Professional experience

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JD, cum laude, Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, 2013
BS, summa cum laude, Business Administration, Oral Roberts University, 2010

  • Illinois State Bar
  • Missouri State Bar
  • Texas State Bar
  • Texas Rising Star, Employment and Labor, Thomson Reuters, 2021-2023
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch, Labor and Employment Law – Management, Best Lawyers, 2021 - 2024
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch, Litigation – Labor and Employment, Best Lawyers, 2021 - 2024
  • Missouri Rising Star - Employment and Labor, Thomson Reuters, 2018-2019
  • "Coronavirus Lawsuits – Employers Beware," Waco, Texas SHRM, August 20, 2020
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Society for Human Resource Management