jellison@reedsmith.com

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John's practice concentrates in the insurance coverage area exclusively on behalf of policyholders.  John's clients range from Fortune 50 companies to small closely-held companies. He has been recognized by Chambers USA 2007-2015: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business as an "analytical and upbeat litigator with a great presence in the courtroom” and "first-class trial attorney."

Awards & Recognition

  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2007-2017)
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers (2006-2017)
  • The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Insurance Law (2010-2018)
  • Listed, The International Who's Who of Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers (2012-2014)

Credentials

  • Pennsylvania State University, The Dickinson School of Law, 1987, J.D., honor society
  • The Ohio State University, 1983, B.A., with honors

  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • District of Columbia
  • Texas

  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court - District of Nebraska
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Ninth Circuit

  • The District of Columbia Bar
  • Philadelphia, New York State and American Bar Associations