Anusha E. Jones

Member

Seattle

(206) 224-1291

(206) 621-8783

Recent Publication:

The Efficacy of Preemption Defenses in Airline COVID-19 Litigation [Alert]

William H. Walsh and Anusha E. Jones disccus potential preemption defenses that could be available to airlines and their potential effectiveness.

Anusha is an experienced litigator who focuses her practice on defending clients against state and federal consumer protection claims, class actions, premises liability, wrongful death, insurance and maritime litigation.  Anusha vigorously handles all phases of litigation, from drafting and arguing successful dispositive motions, to leading mediation and settlement negotiations, and preparing cases for and through trial. She has represented financial institutions, insurers, airlines, and clients in the transportation, hospitality and travel industries.

Anusha earned her law degree from the University of Illinois College of Law, where she was chief justice on the Moot Court Board of Editors and co-editor and research assistant to Jeffery A. Handelman, Guide to Trademark Trial & Appeal Board Practice. She earned her Bachelor of Science in finance from the University of Illinois College of Business. During the summer of 2007, Anusha participated in the International Intellectual Property Law Programme at Oxford University, St. Peter's College. Anusha worked as a property casualty underwriter prior to attending law school.

News

Cozen O’Connor Promotes 20 to Membership

April 08, 2020

Cozen O'Connor is pleased to recognize 20 attorneys with the promotion to member.

Publications

The Efficacy of Preemption Defenses in Airline COVID-19 Litigation [Alert]

July 27, 2020

William H. Walsh and Anusha E. Jones disccus potential preemption defenses that could be available to airlines and their potential effectiveness.

Unmanned Underwater Vehicles Have Role in Pipeline Security

December 31, 2019

Anusha Jones and Bill Walsh contributed an article to the Pipeline & Gas Journal discussing how the General Accounting Office (GAO) published its findings related to Critical Infrastructure Protection in a Congressional report entitled “Key Pipeline Security Documents Need to Reflect Current Operating Environment.”

When a Policy Limits Offer is Not Enough: A Cautionary Tale of a Failure to Settle Case [Avoiding Insurance Bad Faith Blog]

July 28, 2016

In a recent unpublished decision, the California Court of Appeals upheld a $3 million judgment against an auto liability insurer that rejected proposed language in a settlement agreement, notwithstanding the insurer’s policy limits offer. Barickman v. Mercury Opinion, 2016 WL 3975279 (Cal. Ct. App....

Don’t Mess with the Texas Prompt Payment of Claims Act: One Court’s Appraisal Result [Avoiding Insurance Bad Faith Blog]

July 22, 2016

Virtually all property insurance policies contain an appraisal clause, which outlines the appraisal procedure in broad terms. Those broad terms sometimes do not provide much guidance about the process, or about the effect which an appraisal award may have. A case in point is Graber v. State Farm...

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Education

  • University of Illinois College of Law , J.D., cum laude, 2009
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S., 2003
  • California
  • Washington