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Jason B. Komorsky
Partner


Email: jkomorsky@morganlewis.com
Los Angeles
300 South Grand Ave, 22nd Fl.
Los Angeles, CA 90071-3132
United States
Phone: +1.213.612.7325
Fax: +1.213.612.2501

Jason B. Komorsky is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. He concentrates his practice on a variety of commercial litigation with an emphasis on insurance recovery disputes and complex litigation in both federal and state courts.

Mr. Komorsky represents Fortune 500 companies in the energy, chemical, manufacturing, retail, banking, and financial services sectors in a wide range of insurance litigations involving directors and officers, employment practices, general liability, workers' compensation, and errors and omissions coverages. He also represents asbestos settlement trusts created pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 524(g). Mr. Komorsky has litigated matters to judgment and/or settlement ranging from coverage for product liability, misclassification of workers, asbestos/silica bodily injury, toxic tort, environmental property damage, and corporate malfeasance. He successfully secured a judgment allowing a corporate insured to access reinsurance for the company's workers' compensation claims directly after the insurer was declared insolvent. Mr. Komorsky also secured a ruling finding that a reinsurer followed the fortunes of a captive insurer where the captive insurer was tasked with making the coverage determination.

Mr. Komorsky's litigation experience includes work with historic comprehensive general liability policies, umbrella and excess policies, and Bermuda Form policies, as well as current claims made and occurrence-based policies.

In addition to his broad litigation background, Mr. Komorsky also specializes in insolvency claims, including the successful resolution of claims with the Home Insurance Company in liquidation, Integrity Insurance Company in liquidation, and Midland Insurance Company in liquidation. He was part of a successful team that secured a $242.5 million allowed claim on behalf of one client in the Home Insurance Company liquidation. Mr. Komorsky also advises clients on the procurement of insurance, structuring commercial and captive insurance programs, insurance aspects of transactions, claims notification, and other insurance related issues.

Mr. Komorsky is currently the Los Angeles chair of the firm's pro bono practice, a position he has held since 2010. He is also on the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles County Bar Foundation. Mr. Komorsky is an update author of the California Liability Insurance Practice: Claims & Litigation, a CEB publication.

education

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 1991, J.D.
  • University of California, Berkeley, 1986, B.A.