Elliot Kerzner

Associate

Atlanta

(404) 572-2070

(404) 572-2199

Elliot advises and represents insurers in a broad range of insurance coverage and commercial litigation matters, including commercial general liability and personal injury. He assists clients in evaluating the legal and factual issues in first-party and third-party insurance coverage disputes, including interpretation of policy provisions, and defends clients in complex litigation arising in both federal and state courts.

Elliot previously served as a staff attorney for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, where he assisted federal appellate judges in both civil and criminal cases. Before joining Cozen O'Connor, Elliot handled a wide variety of civil litigation matters, including representing domestic and international insurers in coverage disputes and construction defect claims and defending insureds against property damage claims. Prior to law school, Elliot was a rabbinic intern in Atlanta, where he rendered rabbinic legal decisions and delivered lectures on matters of Jewish law and philosophy.

Elliot earned his law degree, with honors, from Emory University School of Law and his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Beth Medrash Govoha.

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Education

  • Emory University School of Law, J.D., with honors, 2014
  • Beth Medrash Govoha, M.A., 2009
  • Beth Medrash Govoha, B.A., 2007
  • Georgia
  • U.S. District Court -- Northern District of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Atlanta Bar Association

Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta