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Insurance and Commercial Litigator Rory Eric Jurman Joins Hinshaw's Fort Lauderdale Office

April 29, 2019

The U.S law firm of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Rory Eric Jurman as a partner in the firm's Fort Lauderdale, FL office. Jurman—a highly experienced insurance and commercial litigator—will focus his practice on bad faith litigation and counseling, insurance coverage, professional liability and high exposure/complex litigation.

"I'm delighted to welcome Rory to Hinshaw and our Insurance practice," said Ronald L. Kammer, the Florida-based Co-Chair of the firm's National Insurance Services Practice Group. "I've known Rory for a number of years, and we're excited to introduce a person of his talent and accomplishment to our clients."

Jurman provides strategic and cost-effective counsel to clients, which include Fortune 500 companies, insurers and self-insureds. A former counsel to a leading multinational insurer, he provides coverage advice regarding virtually all types of general, excess and professional liability insurance policies, including employment liability, D&O liability and professional malpractice. In addition to his insurance work, he also handles a broad range of complex litigation matters, including medical defense, commercial litigation and products liability.

A frequent national lecturer on risk management, professional malpractice, insurance law, and bad faith, Jurman is a member of the Council on Litigation Management (CLM), DRI and the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC), a by-invitation-only organization comprised of leaders in the insurance and corporate defense bar. In 2018, he was honored by Daily Business Review as one of their Most Effective Lawyers in insurance.

"My clients will benefit greatly from the synergies made possible by this move," said Rory Jurman. "My decision to join Hinshaw was in their best interests as well as my own. I'm looking forward to growing my practice, and I'm excited to build on Hinshaw's proud legacy of client service and take advantage of its national footprint and regional presence throughout Florida."

Jurman is currently ranked as a leading lawyer for insurance in Florida by Chambers USA. He is admitted to practice in Florida, New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Jurman is a graduate of Albany Law School of Union University (J.D.) and Cornell University (B.S.), and a Certified Litigation Management Professional (CLMP).

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a U.S. based law firm with offices in 11 states and London. The firm's national reputation spans the insurance industry, the professional services sector—including representation of law firms and lawyers—and other highly regulated industries, such as banking and finance and the debt collection sector. Hinshaw also provides a series of closely coordinated litigation, business advisory and transactional services to clients of all sizes as well as governmental and public sector entities.