Joshua J. Jowdy


Washington, D.C.
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Josh Jowdy seeks creative approaches to achieve clients’ goals at the pleading, discovery and trial stages of litigation. Focusing his practice on federal and state antitrust law, Josh defends clients against allegations of cartel activity in criminal grand jury investigations and civil class actions. He also assists clients in obtaining clearance for corporate mergers under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act from the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission.

Recognitions and Memberships

Pro Bono

  • Assisted in researching, drafting and structuring arguments for an amicus brief filed in a disability rights case in the United States Supreme Court for the Paralyzed Veterans of America, the Epilepsy Foundation, the National Federation of the Blind and 10 other organizations.
  • Represented low-income individuals and families in hearings and settlement negotiations during eviction proceedings in the Landlord-Tenant Branch of the Civil Division of D.C. Superior Court as a student attorney with Law Students in Court.


  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia


  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2017
  • A.B., Georgetown University College of Arts & Sciences, 2014, magna cum laude


In The Blogs

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Antitrust Advocate
DOJ's Kanter: New Merger Guidelines to Address Enforcement's ‘Disconnect' with Court Precedent and Market Realities
By Thomas E. Hogan, Joshua J. Jowdy
September 22, 2022
On Sept. 13, Assistant Attorney General Jonathan Kanter delivered remarks[1] at the Georgetown Antitrust Law Symposium, largely focusing on merger control enforcement at the Department of Justice (DOJ) under his leadership. After touting...