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Overview

Jason is a litigator representing major insurance companies with significant exposure claims that pose extreme risk of loss to the company.

He not only advises insurance companies on the policy coverage issues and disputes at hand, but uses his environmental engineering background to assist with overall environmental regulatory compliance and preventive measures to avoid similar disputes and mitigate risks in the future. Jason also handles other forms of risk-transfer devices, such as reinsurance treaties, contractual indemnities, and surety bonds.

Jason previously volunteered for the Peace Corps on Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. 


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Education

  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law
  • B.S., Northwestern University
    • Environmental Engineering

Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • Wyoming

Clerkship

The Hon. James C. Cacheris, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 2003-2004

Experience
  • Obtained complete defense summary judgment in federal court for insurer client in a breach of contract and bad faith action filed by one of the world’s largest oil companies concerning substantial oil refinery remediation costs.
  • Successfully prosecuted claims in California against the government under CERCLA arising from the manufacturing and disposal of government munitions.
  • Obtained complete dismissal of claims against insurer client in Puerto Rican insurance coverage dispute over remediation costs associated with a battery recycling plant.
  • Represented insurer in multimillion-dollar arbitrations vis-à-vis leading US banks involving novel environmental loan insurance disputes.
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Husch Blackwell makes a major investment in its Texas offices with enhanced capabilities in banking, insurance, public law and real estate.

News Releases | April 2, 2018
Husch Blackwell Announces Major Expansion in Texas; Adds 14 Lawyers to Offices in Austin, Dallas and Houston

Husch Blackwell makes a major investment in its Texas offices with enhanced capabilities in banking, insurance, public law and real estate.