Jeremy D. Kerman
Partner | Chicago
312.244.6730 | jkerman@walkerwilcox.com
Legal Assistant | Melanie Zaiko
Paralegal | Kristin Duewerth
Overview

Jeremy focuses his practice on insurance coverage and commercial litigation matters. He has handled hundreds of cases involving coverage issues related to professional liability, directors’ and officers’ liability, errors and omissions liability, employment practices liability, general commercial liability, and cyber liability. He is also an experienced litigator, handling cases in the areas of medical malpractice defense, defense of property management companies, and breach of contract, to name a few. Jeremy has played a key role in several complex insurance coverage and bad faith arbitrations.

Jeremy has participated in federal and state court trials and mediations, including serving as lead trial counsel in a successful Illinois state court trial on tax issues for a commercial client, and as part of the legal team for federal jury trials focusing on breach of contract matters, and claims against financial institutions under the Uniform Commercial Code. Jeremy has extensive appellate experience as well, including briefing issues to the Seventh Circuit and presenting oral argument to the Delaware Supreme Court.

Jeremy is the founder and primary contributor to Kerman’s Korner (https://plusblog.org/author/jkerman), a podcast that shares story-driven, tips, thoughts, and lessons that Jeremy has learned over the years. Kerman’s Korner has proven to be a unique, informative, and entertaining vehicle to facilitate discussion and debate on some of the recurring and emerging issues that Jeremy and Walker Wilcox’s clients face on various claims and cases.

While attending law school, Jeremy was a Judicial Extern with the Honorable Wayne R. Andersen of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He was also a member and Notes and Comments Editor for the Chicago-Kent Law Review, a member of the Moot Court Honor Society, and a Teaching Assistant for first year legal writing students.

Admissions
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, N.D. Illinois
Education
  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D.
  • Cornell University, B.A.
Accolades

Super Lawyers® Illinois Rising Stars 2019

Affiliations
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network
  • Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS)
News
Jeremy D. Kerman
Partner | Chicago
312.244.6730 | jkerman@walkerwilcox.com
Legal Assistant | Melanie Zaiko
Paralegal | Kristin Duewerth
Overview

Jeremy focuses his practice on insurance coverage and commercial litigation matters. He has handled hundreds of cases involving coverage issues related to professional liability, directors’ and officers’ liability, errors and omissions liability, employment practices liability, general commercial liability, and cyber liability. He is also an experienced litigator, handling cases in the areas of medical malpractice defense, defense of property management companies, and breach of contract, to name a few. Jeremy has played a key role in several complex insurance coverage and bad faith arbitrations.

Jeremy has participated in federal and state court trials and mediations, including serving as lead trial counsel in a successful Illinois state court trial on tax issues for a commercial client, and as part of the legal team for federal jury trials focusing on breach of contract matters, and claims against financial institutions under the Uniform Commercial Code. Jeremy has extensive appellate experience as well, including briefing issues to the Seventh Circuit and presenting oral argument to the Delaware Supreme Court.

Jeremy is the founder and primary contributor to Kerman’s Korner (https://plusblog.org/author/jkerman), a podcast that shares story-driven, tips, thoughts, and lessons that Jeremy has learned over the years. Kerman’s Korner has proven to be a unique, informative, and entertaining vehicle to facilitate discussion and debate on some of the recurring and emerging issues that Jeremy and Walker Wilcox’s clients face on various claims and cases.

While attending law school, Jeremy was a Judicial Extern with the Honorable Wayne R. Andersen of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He was also a member and Notes and Comments Editor for the Chicago-Kent Law Review, a member of the Moot Court Honor Society, and a Teaching Assistant for first year legal writing students.

Admissions
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, N.D. Illinois
Education
  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D.
  • Cornell University, B.A.
Accolades

Super Lawyers® Illinois Rising Stars 2019

Affiliations
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network
  • Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS)
News