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Jonathan L. Schwartz

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Freeman Mathis & Gary LLP
33 N. Dearborn St
Suite 1430 Chicago, IL 60602
(773) 389-6440
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Jonathan Schwartz concentrates his practice on insurance coverage litigation and counseling, including primary and excess commercial general liability, professional liability/errors and omissions, directors and officers liability, cyber risk, commercial property, business auto and cargo liability, employer's liability, and employment practices liability insurance policies. A mainstay of Jonathan’s practice is extracontractual actions against insurers. Jonathan’s practice has a nationwide focus, as he has represented myriad property and casualty insurers in matters from coast to coast. Jonathan also has significant appellate experience, based on his experience as a Staff Attorney at the Illinois Appellate Court, First District, as well as his involvement in more than 20 appeals while in private practice.

Jonathan’s background includes working as in-house counsel at a captive coverage firm for a major insurance company. This experience provides him with an insider’s perspective and specialized knowledge of performance expectations and the intricacies of the insurer-insured relationship.

Jonathan holds a number of significant positions with the Defense Research Institute (DRI), including Chair of the Insurance Law Committee.

Jonathan is a prolific speaker and writer on recent developments affecting the insurance industry, including authoring articles for publications such as New Appleman on Insurance and DRI’s The Voice, In House Defense Quarterly, and For the Defense.
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Practice Areas
Appellate Advocacy
Insurance Law
DRI Committees
Cybersecurity and Data Privacy
Insurance Law
Trucking Law
Trucking Law

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