Jonathan M. Kuller

Jonathan M. Kuller

Partner

Practice Groups

Jonathan Kuller, a partner in the firm's Princeton, New Jersey office, has litigated a variety of cases. He has published and lectured about insurance fraud of all types, defense of bad faith, and extra-contractual claims, as well as coverage and premium disputes. An AV rated attorney, Jonathan brings over 35 years of trial experience and a keen awareness of the insurance business to issues that directly impact clients' bottom line.

Jonathan has co-managed the firm’s Superstorm Sandy team, which has successfully resolved hundreds of cases for several major insurers.

Honors
  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating: AV Preeminent
Professional Affiliations
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM): Insurance Fraud Committee, Insurance Bad Faith Committee
  • New Jersey Bar Association
Admitted to Practice
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Education
  • Rutgers University, Newark, School of Law, J.D., 1976
  • Rutgers University, B.A., 1972
Publications/Presentations
  • Presenter, “The ABCs of Premium Fraud Litigation: Identifying Suspected Fraud, Pre-Suit Considerations and Frequent Procedural Challenges," Boston, MA, 2015 CLM Insurance Fraud Conference, May 7, 2015
  • Quoted in “5 Tips for Insurers to Win Coverage Disputes,” Law360, April 13, 2015 
  • Panelist, "Defending and Defeating Punitive Damages in Extra-Contractual Litigation," Insurance Bad Faith and Coverage Conference, CLM, New York City, December 5, 2014 
  • Moderator, “When Insurance Bad Faith, Coverage, and Fraud Collide: A Detailed Case Study,” Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) Insurance Bad Faith/Coverage/Fraud Conference, Atlanta, February 28, 2014
  • Presenter, "Staged Accident Rings: Early Recognition, Preemptive Action, and Prosecution," CLM Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, April 2013
  • Quoted in “NJ Bad Faith Bill Would Hurt Insurance Market, Critics Say,”Law360, February 28, 2013
  • Quoted in “Ruling Enlightens Insurers On How To Count Drywall Events,”Law 360, February 22, 2013
  • Co-Author, “The Invisible Ally Using Defense Counsel to Fight Insurance Fraud,” CLM Litigation Management Magazine, Winter 2013
  • Presenter, “SIR’s, Settlement and Excess Verdicts: When the Finger Pointing Starts,” Claims and Litigation Management Alliance Bad Faith and Fraud Conference, January 24-25, 2013
  • Presenter, "The Vanishing Employee in the Construction Industry - Choosing the Right Premium Fraud Case to Bring to Litigation," CLM Fraud Mini Conference, October 2012
  • Co-Author, “Fighting Fraud: What Does It Really Take?” , Fall 2012
  • Author, “Investigating Fraudulent Insurance Claims and Effectively Presenting Your Evidence,” chapter in Defending Against Insurance Fraud Claims: Leading Lawyers on Representing Insurers in Investigating and Preventing Fraudulent Activity, Aspatore Books, 2011
  • Webinar Panelist, “Insurance Fraud Initiatives,” Council on Litigation Management, August 3, 2011
  • Webinar Panelist, "The Top 10 Bad Faith Cases of 2010," Council on Litigation Management, February 2011
  • Presenter, "Trends in Retrospective Premium Decisions," July 2010
  • Presenter, "Would You Pay This Claim?," July 2010
  • Panelist, "Bad Faith Litigation in New Jersey," Princeton and Saddle Brook, April 2005
  • Panelist, "Bad Faith Symposium," American Bar Association, Scottsdale, AZ, April 2004
  • Author, "Toward a Common (Sense) Definition of an Insurance Company's Duty of Good Faith Claim's Handling," ABA Section of Litigation, April 2003
  • Author, "Delving into the Past, Bests Review," December 1999
  • Author, "The Premium Fraud Swindle, Risk and Insurance," October 1999