Chicago, Illinois 60606
James I. Tarman, Jr., is a member of the firm’s Subrogation & Recovery Department, and serves as the subrogation chair for the Midwest. Jim is also the firm's international partner – an at-large office managing partner – having previously served as the managing partner of the Chicago office, the managing partner and the subrogation chair of the Toronto office, and on the firm’s Management and Executive Committees. In 2010-2011, while seconded to the London Insurance Market, Jim worked directly with leading Lloyds and company market claims and underwriting personnel. Jim continues to serve as one of the two subrogation liaisons to the London UK market.
Jim handles significant and complex property loss subrogation claims. While based out of the Chicago, Dallas, and Philadelphia offices, he has litigated matters throughout the country and internationally, trying cases in states from New Mexico to Maine. In addition to his work in the subrogation area, he was a general practitioner for five years.
A native of central Pennsylvania, Jim received his Bachelor of Science from Penn State University in 1982 and his law degree from the Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University in 1987.
|Areas of Practice||1) Insurance, 2) International, 3) International Arbitration and 4) Products Liability|
|Law School||Dickinson School of Law (J.D., 1987)|
|Education||Pennsylvania State University (B.S., 1982)|
|Bar Member / Association||Pennsylvania State Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association, Texas State Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||Cozen O Connor|
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