Jaimee L. Katz Sussner is a Member of the Sills Cummis & Gross Litigation Practice Group. She concentrates her practice on commercial and real estate litigation. Ms. Katz Sussner litigates title disputes, foreclosures, asset recovery disputes, fraud, business divorce, commercial leasehold disputes and other general commercial matters. She represents several national title insurance companies, and the parties that they insure, in resolving coverage issues, litigating claims and pursuing loss mitigation.
Ms. Katz Sussner has broad experience in trial court and appellate litigation in both New York and New Jersey state and federal courts. She recently secured a victory before the New Jersey Supreme Court in a published decision that unanimously reversed an adverse ruling in the Appellate Division. Ms. Katz Sussner succeeded in limiting a title insurer’s liability for a closing attorney’s theft of the closing proceeds under the facts presented. The decision garnered national attention in the title insurance industry.
Ms. Katz Sussner has also been recognized for her leadership in the New Jersey legal community, as a Member of the Board of the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association and as the former Chair of the Chancery Committee for the Essex County Bar Association.
In her personal time, Ms. Katz Sussner and her husband established a charitable organization – Watchung Hills for Warriors – that raises money to expand the availability of bridge services for returning veterans, with particular focus on career, social, psychological and community support.