Alternate Office
  • Los Angeles
  • 633 West Fifth Street
  • Suite 700
  • Los Angeles, CA 90071
  • TEL: +1 213 439 9429
  • FAX: +1 213 439 9599

  • San Francisco
  • 1 Market Street
  • Steuart Tower, Suite 1800
  • San Francisco, CA 94105
  • TEL: +1 415 365 6700
  • FAX: +1 415 365 6699

Areas of Practice
  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D, 1992, Managing Editor, The Texas International Law Journal
  • Arizona State University, B.S. in Economics, 1988
Judicial Clerkships
  • Hon. John M. Duhé, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1994-1995
  • Hon. John E. Conway, U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico, 1992-1994
Bar & Court Admissions
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • US Supreme Court
  • US Court of Claims
  • US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • US District Court for the District of Arizona
  • US District Court for the Central District of California
  • US District Court for the Northern District of California
  • US District Court for the Southern District of California
  • US District Court for the District of Nevada
  • US District Court for the District of New Mexico

Jon T. Neumann

201 E. Washington Street
Suite 1600
Phoenix AZ 85004
TEL: +1 602 257 5220
FAX: +1 602 257 5299

Jon T. Neumann is a partner in Steptoe's Litigation Department, where he focuses on complex litigation in federal and state courts throughout the country and in varied domestic and international arbitral forums.  Mr. Neumann’s practice predominantly centers around litigation related to reinsurance, insurance coverage and bad faith, banking and financial services, and other complex commercial disputes.

Banking and Financial Services
Mr. Neumann helps clients to resolve financial services and banking disputes involving federal and state securities laws, contract claims, and the Uniform Commercial Code.

Complex Commercial Litigation
Mr. Neumann helps clients to resolve diverse, complex commercial disputes involving contract claims and business torts, as well as real estate and environmental matters. 

Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith
Mr. Neumann helps insurers to resolve declaratory judgment actions and other civil litigation involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, bad faith, coverage, and punitive damage claims. Mr. Neumann's practice includes representing insurers in complex coverage disputes; class actions involving institutional bad faith claims, national insurance claim-handling programs and computerized evaluation tools; providing coordinating counsel services for the national defense of institutional claim-handling programs; offering counseling services to help insurers avoid litigation and minimize bad-faith exposure; and giving advice for managing an efficient and fair claim-handling operation.

Mr. Neumann helps reinsurers and retrocessionaires to resolve complex disputes involving a broad range of issues, including actuarial modeling and other damage assessments, allocation, ratification, rescission, the duty of utmost good faith, underwriting, mergers and acquisitions, the purchase and sale of blocks of business, and other matters related to the retrocession of risk through reinsurance treaties and other risk-transfer arrangements.


  • Chambers USA, Litigation: General Commercial (Arizona), 2014 - 2017
  • Legal 500 US, Insurance: Advice to Insurers, 2015
  • Southwest Super Lawyers, Insurance, 2014 - 2017

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Professional Affiliations

  • Commercial Litigation Committee, Defense Research Institute
  • Insurance Law Committee, Defense Research Institute
  • Trial Tactics Committee, Defense Research Institute
  • Trial Practice Section, State Bar of Arizona
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • International Association of Defense Counsel