Jonathan Toren

Member

Seattle

(206) 224-1260

(206) 621-8783

Jonathan Toren practices insurance coverage and bad faith litigation, as well as general commercial litigation. Jonathan also advises insurers on claims and coverage issues.

Jonathan has extensive experience with a wide variety of claims and issues, including directors & officers liability, E&O claims against investment advisers, broker/dealers, and other financial institutions, construction defects, architects professional liability, environmental liability, attorney malpractice, medical malpractice, intellectual property, antitrust, sexual abuse, personal injury, automobile liability, property insurance, and other complex claims. Jonathan’s commercial litigation experience includes large-scale contract disputes, malpractice litigation, and securities litigation. Jonathan has experience with all phases of litigation, from pleadings and dispositive motions, to large-scale discovery, to trial and settlement. Jonathan has represented insurers and other clients in mediations and arbitrations.

Jonathan earned his J.D. from New York University School of Law, and his bachelor's degree from Columbia University.

Experience

News

Cozen O’Connor Elects 19 Associates to Membership

April 09, 2018

Cozen O’Connor has elected 19 associates to membership in the firm. The management committee appointed this qualified group of attorneys to membership based on demonstrated professionalism, leadership, dedication, and loyalty to Cozen O’Connor.

Publications

Global Insurance Perspectives on Climate Change [White Paper]

July 21, 2021

J.D. Dickenson, Jonathan Toren, and Ryan Kelly discuss how continually shifting climate change risk realities have the potential to impact claims handling and litigation management in the insurance industry.

Washington Appeals Court Shoots Holes in Bad Faith Setup, Attorney-Client Privilege

June 29, 2017

Jonathan Toren discusses a recent Washington Court of Appeals decision on three important issues for insurers relating to bad faith actions.

The Eighth Circuit Applies Insured vs. Insured Exclusion to Non-Insured Co-Plaintiffs [Global Insurance Alert]

February 08, 2017

Jonathan Toren discusses a recent Eighth Circuit ruling that an Insured vs. Insured exclusion applied to an insured director’s entire lawsuit, even though other non-insured shareholders were also plaintiffs in the suit.

Washington Supreme Court: Corporate Attorney’s Communications With Former Employees Not Privileged [Global Insurance Alert]

October 21, 2016

William Knowles and Jonathan Toren discuss the latest Washington Supreme Court decision regarding the attorney-client privilege and whether it protects a corporation’s attorney’s communications with former employees of the corporation.

LexisNexis Practice Guide: Washington Insurance Litigation

June 01, 2016

Jonathan Toren co-authored two chapters with Frank Cordell of the 2016-2017 edition, which offers a comprehensive understanding of the key types of cases and considerations inherent in insurance litigation in Washington.

Events & Seminars

Past Events

2022 Professional Liability Seminar

September 15, 2022 - New York, NY

2020 PLRB Claims Conference & Insurance Services Expo

March 08, 2020 - National Harbor, MD

2019 Professional Liability Seminar

October 03, 2019 - New York, NY

A Grand Insurance Adventure

June 05, 2019 - Spokane, WA

PLRB Claims Conference & Insurance Services Expo

March 31, 2019 - Indianapolis, IN

Education

  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 2006
  • Columbia University, B.A., 2002
  • Massachusetts
  • New York
  • Washington