Gregerson Rosow Johnson & Nilan





100 Washington Avenue South
Suite 1550
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Phone: (612) 436-7475
Fax: (612) 349-6718

Business Law
Insurance Coverage

B.A., Denison University, 2000,
Dean’s Distinguished Leadership
Award, History Department Fellow
J.D., Hamline University School of
Law, summa cum laude, 2008,
Hamline Law Review, Editor-in-
Chief, 2007-2008

Minnesota, 2008
North Dakota, 2011
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 2010
U.S. Tax Court, 2010
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 2014
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2014

American Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
Minnesota State Bar Association
Hennepin County Bar Association
DRI (formerly known as the Defense Research Institute)
Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association
Copyright Society of the USA

Up & Coming Attorney, Minnesota Lawyer, 2016

Joshua Dorothy is a Shareholder with Gregerson, Rosow, Johnson & Nilan, Ltd. practicing in the areas of business law and insurance coverage. He advises insurance carriers in coverage disputes regarding management liability policies, financial institution bonds, commercial crime policies, general liability policies, and commercial property policies. He provides advice to closely held businesses and their owners regarding transactions, contracts, leases, policies, taxation issues, and other business matters.

Mr. Dorothy worked in a public information capacity for the Minnesota State Senate from 2000 through 2008. He served as a judicial law clerk at the Minnesota Court of Appeals from 2008 through 2009 for Judges Jill Flaskamp Halbrooks and Louise Dovre Bjorkman. From 2009 through 2014, he coached the National Moot Court Competition team at Hamline University School of Law.

Mr. Dorothy is an active patron of the performing arts. He currently serves as pro bono counsel to a theater company that creates, develops, and produces original works. He has been a member of the Guthrie Theater’s Corporate Council since 2015. He previously served on Minnesota Opera’s Corporate Gifts Committee and served as the board chair of Minnesota Opera’s young professionals group, Tempo.


Emerging Technologies and Fidelity Instruments, DRI Fidelity & Surety Roundtable, May 2016.

Reading to Become a Better Writer, For the Defense (DRI), March 2016.

Severance Agreement & Waiver of Rights: How to Draft an Enforceable Waiver, Minnesota Association of City Attorneys, June 2014.

The Standard Form That Isn’t – Fidelity Riders and Endorsements, with Mark J. Johnson, ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Fidelity & Surety Law Committee, January 2014.

The New Theft-Based Employee Fidelity Coverage – A Retreat or Bold Step Forward?, with Mark J. Johnson and Theresa A. Gooley, ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Fidelity & Surety Law Committee, November 2012.

Impervious to Kryptonite: Why Minnesota “Super Lawyers” Can Continue Advertising, 30Hamline L. Rev. 683, 2007.


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