Jonathan Young is a Member of the Sills Cummis & Gross Litigation Practice Group and is resident in the Firm’s New York office. Mr. Young concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial and financial services litigation. He has represented numerous major financial and commercial institutions and has tried cases in both federal and state courts in New York and many other jurisdictions. Most recently, he tried a $450 million matter for a major bank in the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
Prior to joining Sills Cummis & Gross, Mr. Young was Senior Vice President and Chief Claims Officer at Harleysville Insurance where he ran both the Claims Department and the in-house litigation department. He was also a member of the Senior Management Team at Harleysville responsible for the operation of the public company. Previously, he was the a Partner at Reed Smith where he was a member of the Litigation Department, a member of the Executive Committee and the Managing Partner of the New York office.
Mr. Young started his career as a law clerk to the Honorable Caleb Wright in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware and then, prior to entering private practice, was a trial attorney in the Civil Division of the United States Department of Justice.