Jaime M. Merritt Associate

Newark, NJ | Direct 212.631.4438 | Fax 212.631.4433
New York, NY
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Jaime Merritt has significant litigation experience representing insurance companies in matters involving insurance fraud, misrepresentation in the procurement of insurance coverage and disclaimer of coverage.  Jaime also represents insureds in a wide range of general liability matters involving personal injury and property damage.  She counsels clients with respect to scope of coverage, extent of liability and litigation strategy.   

During law school, Jaime served as an Editor of the Art and Entertainment Law Journal.  Upon graduation, she was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Donald J. Volkert, Jr., in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Essex County.

Representative Matters

  • Represented insurer in rescinding policy due to fraud and misrepresentation
  • On behalf of insurer, specifically defeated insureds summary judgment motion demanding coverage
  • Protected reinsurer’s interests in criminal investigation of Producer conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigations

Recognition & Involvement

Jamie has been selected for inclusion in ”Super Lawyers” as a "Rising Star" in the New York Metro Region in a survey of her peers by Law & Politics magazine from 2013 through 2015.


Bar and Court Admissions

New York

New Jersey

U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York


DePaul University College of Law, JD, 2004

University of Michigan, BA, 2000 


New York Women's Bar Association