Jenner & Block

Josh M. Parker is an associate in the Litigation Department and a member of the Appellate and Supreme Court Practice Group.  His practice focuses on appellate litigation, complex issues of constitutional law and statutory interpretation, and advising clients regarding public policy and regulatory matters.

Mr. Parker has served as the lead associate on matters pending before the United States Supreme Court, federal Courts of Appeals, and state trial and appellate courts. Mr. Parker’s experience spans numerous substantive areas, including First Amendment, defamation, copyright, higher education, insurance, consumer protection, separation of powers, Fourth Amendment, and federal habeas.  Mr. Parker maintains an active pro bono practice, and has presented oral argument in the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in support of federal habeas petitioners and before the District of Columbia Court of Appeals on behalf of a criminal defendant.

At the firm, Mr. Parker serves on the Associate Board of the Diversity & Inclusion Committee.

Mr. Parker graduated with high honors from the University of Chicago Law School in 2012 as a Kirkland & Ellis Scholar and Order of the Coif member.  During law school, he served as an articles editor for The University of Chicago Law Review.  Before law school, Mr. Parker received his B.A. — cum laude and with departmental distinction — from Duke University in 2009, where he won the Robert S. Rankin Award in American Government and Constitutional Law, given to the most outstanding graduate in American Government and Constitutional Law.

Before joining Jenner & Block, Mr. Parker clerked for Supreme Court Justice Neil M. Gorsuch when Justice Gorsuch was a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.