Jedidiah Vander Klok

Jedidiah Vander Klok

Associate Miami, United States

Admissions

  • Florida
  • US District Court, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida
  • US Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Education

  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, JD (magna cum laude), 2010
  • University of Michigan, BS (magna cum laude), 2007

Jedidiah is an Associate in the Miami office. His practice is focused on complex insurance coverage matters. Jedidiah counsels insurers on a variety of first- and third-party coverage and claims-handling issues involving bodily injury, property damage, personal and advertising injury, indemnity and additional insured status, and bad faith. Jedidiah also litigates coverage disputes in state and federal courts and has briefed and argued motions and appeals at multiple levels. Prior to joining the firm, Jedidiah worked for a boutique firm in Miami specializing in insurance coverage and appeals.

While in law school, Jedidiah was selected to participate in the school’s Federal Judicial Clerkship Clinical Honors Program, during which he interned with Judge Rendell of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He was a member of the Temple Law Review, and authored “Transboundary Environmental Effects in World Bank Project Planning: Recommendations, Structure, and Policy,” published at 127 Banking Law Journal 33 (2010).

Presentations and publications

  • Co-author, “Beware the delay: Florida court creates coverage where insurer defended suit without a reservation of rights,” published for Kennedys (December 2019)
  • Co-author, "Handling multiple competing claimants and the potential for bad faith liability in Florida," published for Kennedys (September 2019)