Jeremy M. King
Chair, Insurance Coverage Law Practice

Jeremy M. King

Litigating in numerous states across the nation, Jeremy King has obtained hundreds of millions of dollars in recoveries for clients in insurance coverage disputes and other civil litigation matters.

Jeremy brings broad experience and deep insight in complicated multiparty insurance litigation deftly handling cutting-edge insurance challenges for policyholders in wide-ranging industries. He focuses on the hot-button issues, strategizes on how best to resolve cases swiftly and effectively, and regularly delivers impressive results. With substantial trial, appellate and arbitration experience, Jeremy has achieved high-value victories and precedent-setting wins for policyholders in sophisticated, contentious and emotional insurance coverage disputes involving:

  • Advertising liabilities
  • Asbestos liabilities
  • Aviation claims
  • Bad faith handling of claims
  • Business interruption (including extra expense and contingent business interruption)
  • Construction defects
  • Copyright infringement
  • Directors’ and officers’ liabilities
  • Employment-related liabilities
  • Environmental liabilities
  • Errors and omissions claims
  • Natural disasters (such as floods and hurricanes)
  • Products liability claims
  • Product recalls
  • Qui Tam/False Claims Act
  • Representation and warranty claims

Jeremy also maintains an extensive general commercial litigation practice. He has prevailed in cases involving securities-related liabilities, commercial lease and construction-related claims, fraud, partnership disputes, loan-related claims, general contract and indemnification matters, and various other claims. Beyond the courtroom, clients rely on Jeremy for guidance on corporate governance, risk management and avoidance, indemnity issues, liability allocation, and insurance and indemnity issues arising in corporate transactions, including risk allocation for false representations and warranties. Jeremy’s consistent professional demeanor often helps achieve consensus and avoid embroiling long-running costly litigation.

  • Represented directors and officers of a publicly traded diversified holding company in connection with insurance coverage for merger-related liabilities.
  • Represented the property owner in connection with multiple claims arising out of a real estate development project.
  • Represented a life sciences manufacturer in connection with obtaining insurance coverage for alleged products liability.
  • Represented a large food production company resulting in the recovery of extensive business losses, including business interruption and contingent business interruption, caused by a hurricane.
  • Represented a large flavors and fragrances manufacturer in connection with multistate product liability litigation resulting in payment of considerable defense costs and indemnification for hundreds of settlements.
  • Represented a company with extensive CERCLA liabilities and environmental indemnifications resulting in significant insurance recoveries.
  • Represented a large international shipping company in connection with claims arising out of breaches of certain representations and warranties. Represented a former lead pigment manufacturer in recovering millions of dollars spent defending multistate product liability litigation.


Speaking Engagements


Honors & Recognitions

  • Consistently named to the New York Metro Super Lawyers list since 2014
  • Named a “Rising Star” by New York Metro Super Lawyers, 2011-2013
  • Recipient of the New York Legal Services Pro Bono Award, 2007-2011


  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association—Editor, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section Law Journal


J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2001

B.A., cum laude, University of Richmond, 1998


  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
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