Jerold Oshinsky has more than 35 years of experience litigating insurance cases in federal and state courts throughout the country. Chambers USA consistently has designated him as the only lawyer to be accorded “Star” ranking in its national insurance category. As a result of his path-breaking accomplishments as one of the country’s leading insurance litigators, Jerry was previously the sole honoree of the prestigious Chambers “Lifetime Achievement Award.”
Jerry litigates the most significant, complex insurance issues in the country. He also is frequently selected as an arbitrator in complex insurance disputes. His practice covers a wide range of insurance issues, from first-party property insurance claims to third-party liability insurance claims. Jerry also serves as an expert witness in insurance litigation matters.
Chambers USA, Legal 500, Benchmark Litigation, Lawdragon 500, Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers have all consistently ranked Jerry as a leading practitioner in his field. Lawdragon named Jerry a “Hall of Fame” inductee, a recognition given to only 100 lawyers in the entire country who have made remarkable contributions as leaders, litigators, dealmakers, power brokers, judges and innovators in the legal realm. The National Law Journal named him one of the nation’s Top 50 Litigation Trailblazers & Pioneers and Best Lawyers named him Lawyer of the Year in Insurance Law. He has also been recognized by the International Who’s Who of Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers, and has been selected as a “Leading Expert in Insurance and Reinsurance” by Legal Media Group: Expert Guides.
In addition to his insurance practice, Jerry represents clients as lead counsel in pro bono matters, including pro bono immigration appeals. He has served as an arbitrator on many international arbitration panels, and has been retained as an expert witness in a number of insurance cases.
Jerry has published numerous articles on various insurance topics. His most recent publications include “Does Your Insurance Policy Protect Against Liability Under the New HIPAA Regulations?” in URMIA Journal; “Is Your Organization Adequately Protected Against Liability Under the new HIPAA “Omnibus” Regulations – Risk Mitigation Considerations” in Lexology Newsletter; and “Practitioner’s Guide to Litigating Insurance Bad Faith Claims,” in Journal of Taxation and Regulation of Financial Institutions.
Jerry also frequently lectures on a wide variety of insurance law topics. His most recent speaking engagements include “Insurance Bad Faith Claims Arising from the Investigation of Coverage Claims,” at a Strafford Publications Webinar; “Number of Occurrences in Insurance Liability Claims” at a Strafford Publications Webinar; and “Insurance Coverage Playbook for Unions in the 21st Century: Is There a Silver Lining” at the International Union of Operating Engineers Lawyers Conference.