John Aerni has served as lead counsel for major insurer and financial services clients in dozens of complex litigation matters, particularly class actions involving life, health and long-term care insurance, annuities, property/casualty insurance and other financial products.
He has been lead counsel in more than 20 trials and argued numerous appeals. John’s representative matters include numerous defenses of class actions in which his clients prevailed on dispositive motions or by defeating class certification.
John has sat on the boards of several organizations that provide legal services to the indigent, including chairing the boards of South Brooklyn Legal Services and Volunteers of Legal Service Inc. He is also board chair of the Peace of Heart Choir Inc.