Faculty Directory

Joshua Abrams

Oberlin College, BA 1988,
Northeastern University, JD 1997

Joshua Abrams is a patient care, labor, employment and litigation senior attorney in the Office of General Counsel at Partners HealthCare System, as well as attorney development manager at Partners OGC.  In this position, Abrams represents Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Newton Wellesley Hospital, North Shore Medical Center and all other Partners health-care entities in proceedings before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, Federal District Court and all Massachusetts courts, as well as in arbitrations. He also leads a group of attorneys at the Office of General Counsel who consult with Partners entities on patient care–related legal matters, and sits on ethics committees at the hospitals. His professional development duties include helping all attorneys in Partners OGC enhance their expertise and professional credentials through learning, teaching, writing and presenting.  At Northeastern, he is an adjunct health, public health, employment and bioethics law professor. Abrams previously served as legal counsel to State Senator Andrea F. Nuciforo, Jr. Prior to that, he was a litigation attorney at the law firm of Sullivan & Worcester LLP. He received his BA from Oberlin College in 1988 and his JD from Northeastern University School of Law in 1997.