Thierman Buck Associate Josh Hendrickson is a tenacious litigator who is passionate about protecting the rights of hard-working employees and independent contractors. Since joining Thierman Buck in 2014, Josh has litigated cases against some of the nation’s biggest employers, including Amazon, Walmart, Bank of America, Wendy’s, and others. Josh’s practice focuses on litigating complex wage and hour class and collective actions under state and federal law.
Josh began his legal career as a law clerk for Justice Ron D. Parraguirre of the Nevada Supreme Court. He then worked as an associate in a high-profile construction litigation firm in San Francisco before returning to Nevada to advocate on behalf of workers. Josh is licensed to practice law in both California and Nevada.
Josh graduated with High Honors from California State University, Chico, with degrees in Political Science and Latin American Studies, and a minor in Spanish. He earned his J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, graduating with Great Distinction, Order of the Coif. While in law school, Josh served as judicial extern to Judge Frank C. Damrell of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, and Justice Harry E. Hull of the California Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District. He also served as Primary Comment Editor of the McGeorge Law Review, authoring and contributing to several articles, including “Take the Home but Spare the Equity: A Proposal to Bifurcate the Foreclosure Process,” 40 McGeorge L. Review 777 (2009), and “Owning the Center of the Earth,” 55 UCLA Law Review 979 (2008).
In his free time, Josh loves to travel and has lived, studied, worked, and explored his way through nearly every U.S. state and dozens of countries. Josh speaks Spanish and at one point lived and worked in Merida, Mexico, as a radio DJ. These days, Josh spends most of his time away from work with his wife and two kids. Josh also plays drums and guitar, and is an avid homebrewer.