Cozen O’Connor: Jones, Jeremy L.

Jeremy L. Jones

Member

Charlotte

(704) 348-3410

(704) 334-3351

Recent News:

138 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named to the Best Lawyers in America

Best Lawyers selected 138 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 21 of the firm’s national offices for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Jeremy joined Cozen O’Connor in 2007 and is currently the vice chair, office managing partner of the firm's Charlotte office. As a member of the firm’s Litigation Department, Jeremy's practice focuses primarily on investigating and litigating catastrophic claims arising from product defects, negligent construction, and professional malpractice.

The investigative skills that Jeremy relies upon in his litigation practice were developed prior to Cozen O’Connor during his various endeavors. After high school, Jeremy served four years with the Army's 82nd Airborne Division, 3/504th Parachute Infantry Regiment at Fort Bragg, N.C. While at Western Carolina University, Jeremy served four years with the North Carolina National Guard’s 210th Military Police Company. Following law school, Jeremy joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation and was assigned to FBI HQ in Washington, D.C. Jeremy served a portion of his time with the FBI in the Criminal Investigative Division’s Office of Assistant Director, which is responsible for oversight and strategic planning of investigations involving financial crimes, public corruption, organized crime, civil rights violations, and violent crimes. The balance of Jeremy’s time with the FBI was served in the Critical Incident Response Group’s Crisis Negotiation Unit, which is responsible for hostage negotiations when an American citizen is kidnapped internationally.

Jeremy earned his undergraduate degree from Western Carolina University and his law degree from the University of Tennessee, College of Law. 

News

138 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named to the Best Lawyers in America

August 28, 2019

Best Lawyers selected 138 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 21 of the firm’s national offices for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Publications

North Carolina Extends Statute of Repose for Product Defects to Twelve Years [Subrogation and Recovery Alert!]

November 09, 2009

North Carolina Extends Statute of Repose for Product Defects to Twelve Years - Subrogation and Recovery Alert! - Statutes of repose often are subject to misunderstanding, causing leakage and lost opportunities. The North Carolina General Assembly recently extended the North Carolina Statute of Repose from 6 to 12 years. We are taking the opportunity of this amendment to discuss the application of statutes of repose - and statutes of limitation - in the context of subrogation and recovery claims.

North Carolina Considers Change from Contributory Negligence to Comparative Fault [Subrogation and Recovery Alert!]

May 13, 2009

North Carolina Considers Change from Contributory Negligence to Comparative Fault - Subrogation and Recovery Alert! - Imagine that you send an email with only one typo, one missed comma, but that error makes the whole report void. Such is the doctrine of contributory negligence. Even if the plaintiff is only 1% negligent, plaintiff's whole case is lost. Most states have abrogated the harsh doctrine in favor of comparative negligence, but a handful steadfastly refuse. North Carolina has been one of those few, together with Alabama, Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

Summer 2008 [Subrogation and Recovery Observer]

July 01, 2008

Summer 2008 - Subrogation and Recovery Observer -

Events & Seminars

Past Events

17th Annual Catastrophe Claims Conference

February 23, 2015 - Destin, FL

Learn and Burn 2013

May 22, 2013 - Charlotte, NC

Industry Sectors

Education

  • University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., 2004
  • Western Carolina University, B.S.B.A., 2000

Awards & Honors

Best Lawyers in America 2020

  • North Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court -- Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court -- Western District of North Carolina