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Joshua A. Haft

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Joshua A. Haft is an associate in the firm’s Pittsburgh office. He focuses his practice on emerging growth companies and venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters.

Professional Background

Mr. Haft was a summer associate at K&L Gates in 2012. He was a judicial extern for The Honorable Nora Barry Fischer of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania during summer 2011. He also served as a teaching assistant for Professor James L. Flannery of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.


  • David Stahl Memorial Award for attaining the highest grade average in the graduating class of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law
  • CALI Awards: Legal Process, Civil Procedure, Legal Analysis and Writing, Foundations of Legal Research, The Civil Law Tradition, Insurance, Employment Discrimination, Partnership Tax
  • Represented Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation (NYSE: AP), a producer of forged and cast rolls for the global steel and aluminum industries, in connection with its acquisition of Åkers AB and certain affiliates from Altor Fund II GP Limited. The purchase price of US$80 million consisted of US$30 million in cash, a US$20 million convertible note, and promissory notes in the aggregate initial principal amount of US$30 million
  • Represented Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE: KOP) in connection with its $460 million carve-out acquisition of two business segments of Osmose Holdings, Inc. in the wood preservation chemicals and railroad services businesses
  • Represented an information management company in connection with its acquisition of two privately held companies for $77 million and $14.75 million, respectively
  • Represented a software company that provides a cloud-based server and application automation platform in connection with structuring, entity formation, and a venture capital investment
  • Represented a developer of a personal air quality monitor in a strategic investment by an Indian multinational company
  • Represented public companies in connection with secured and unsecured loan transactions
  • Represented various early-stage companies in connection with structuring and entity formation, private placements, and other financing transactions