Jonathan A. Berkowitz



Jonathan A. Berkowitz (Partner) born Brooklyn, New York, 1966; Admitted to practice before the following: Michigan Bar: 1991; U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan: 1994; U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit: 1994; Florida Bar: 1994; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida: 2000; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida: 2003; United States Supreme Court: 2011. Education: University of Michigan (B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy, 1988); Valparaiso University School of Law (J.D., 1991). Phi Delta Phi. Recipient: Mr. Berkowitz has been continuously recognized since 2001 as an AV™ rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell™, the highest rating attainable for ethical standards and legal ability. Mr. Berkowitz has been selected and named to Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite™ for 2006, 2008 and 2011. This prestigious group of the top lawyers in Florida, as selected by their peers, represents the top fraction of Florida Bar members who have gained the trust and confidence of those who know their work the best. Member: The Florida Bar; Palm Beach County Bar Association; Florida Defense Lawyers Association; State Bar of Michigan; Defense Research Institute. Practice Areas: Business Law; Business Litigation; Civil Practice; Federal Civil Practice; Contracts; Collections; Commercial Law; Construction Law; Consumer Law; Real Estate; Trial Practice. Prior to joining Cohen Norris, Mr. Berkowitz was a Partner at the insurance defense firm of Vernis & Bowling of Palm Beach, P.A.. Mr. Berkowitz was also a Partner at Gay, Keyser & Berkowitz, P.A., a medical malpractice insurance defense firm in West Palm Beach, Florida. Mr. Berkowitz has also served as in-house counsel to Liberty Mutual Insurance Company and Progressive Insurance Company. In his career, Mr. Berkowitz has been counsel on many contested jury trials and bench trials.


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