Jones, Skelton & Hochuli is pleased to announce that the firm has earned a “Band 1” Ranking for Insurance Defense by Chambers USA 2021, one of the most highly regarded annual rankings of law firms and attorneys worldwide. JSH is one of only five Arizona law firms ranked Band 1 in this area by Chambers in 2021. Two of the firm’s partners, Jefferson Collins and Josh Snell, have also been recognized for their insurance defense practice as “Band 2” lawyers. They are among only seven lawyers ranked in this area in 2021.

New in 2019, Chambers USA created a general category for insurance law in Arizona. Based upon their extensive market research, the firm’s insurance practice and attorneys have earned the highest two rankings awarded by Chambers. Law firms and individual lawyers are ranked in bands from 1 to 6 and being ranked in any band is a significant achievement. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include, technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the clients.

With over 25 years of experience, Jeff helps insurance carriers in coverage-related issues and policy interpretation in the first- and third-party contexts He has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America®, Litigation – Insurance, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, 2019-2021; Insurance Law, 2021 and Peer-Review Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Martindale-Hubbell.

With over 19 years of experience, Josh concentrates his practice on insurance coverage and bad faith, commercial litigation, personal injury defense and retail law. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America®, Litigation – Insurance, 2020-2021; Insurance Law, 2021; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; 2021 and Peer review rating of 5.0 out of 5.0 by Martindale-Hubbell.

In 2019 and 2020, the firm and JSH partner Donald Myles earned “Band 1” rankings for insurance ­law.

Chambers USA is an annual legal publication highlighting individual and firm rankings based on researchers’ findings regarding technical legal ability, client service, value, due diligence, industry knowledge and professional conduct.