Joshua Genser

General Counsel, Overaa


Biographical Info

Joshua Genser is a consultant on Social Impact Bond and Pay-for-Success programs, General Counsel at Overaa Construction, and CEO of the Richmond Development Company. He practiced law in private practices for more than thirty years, handling litigation and transactions in business and real estate matters. In 2007, Genser & Watkins was given the Chief Justice Ronald M. George Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year Award by the Contra Costa County Bar Association, and Josh was named Pro Bono Attorney of the Year by The Law Center. Josh has also been honored as a Northern California Super Lawyer.

Josh has a Master’s Degree in Economics from Stanford University and his law degree from the University of California at Berkeley. Josh has served the community as Chair of the Board of the Richmond Community Foundation, a Director and past Chair of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce, Director of the Pinole and Hercules Chambers of Commerce, Director, Treasurer and Past President of Temple Beth Hillel, Chair of the City of Richmond’s Private Industry Council, Economic Development Commission, Human Relations and Affirmative Action Commission and Blue Ribbon Commission on Waste Water, and he has served on its Blue Ribbon Commission on the Shoreline, General Plan Advisory Committee, Blue Ribbon Commission on the Point Molate Reuse Plan, and on the University of California Global Campus Working Group. Josh also chaired the West Contra Costa Unified School District’s Blue Ribbon Committee on High School Reform.

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