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John D. Kolb

Managing Partner

Education

  • B.A., University of Louisville 1994
  • J.D., Emory University School of Law 1997

About John D. Kolb :

John Kolb is a founding member of Kolb Clare & Arnold. Mr. Kolb has been representing insurers in recovery matters since 1998 in state and federal courts around the country. Mr. Kolb has extensive experience litigating recovery actions under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”) and has represented ERISA plans in three Circuit Courts of Appeals and before the United States Supreme Court. In addition, Mr. Kolb is a frequent speaker on ERISA and healthcare subrogation issues.

Admissions:

  • Georgia
  • Kentucky
  • Florida
  • Ohio
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Third Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court of the Eastern/Western Districts of Arkansas
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
  • United States District Court for the Northern/Middle/Southern Districts of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Northern/Middle Districts of Georgia
  • United States District Court for the Northern/Central/Southern Districts of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

Associations:

  • National Association of Subrogation Professionals Amicus Brief Committee Co-Chair (2006-2013) Kentucky Chapter Co-Chair
  • Self-Insurance Institute of America

Cases:

  • Montanile v. Board of Trustees of the National Elevator Industry Health Benefit Plan – 136 S.Ct. 651 (2016)
  • Board of Trustees of the National Elevator Industry Health Benefit Plan v. Moore – 800 F.3d 214 (6th Cir. 2015)
  • Board of Trustees of the National Elevator Industry Employee Benefit Plan v. McLaughlin (3rd Cir. 2014)
  • Scholastic Corp. v. Kassem, 389 F.Supp.2d 402 (D. Conn. 2005)
  • Space Gateway Support v. Prieth, 371 F.Supp.2d 1364 (M.D. Fla. 2005)
  • B.P. Amoco v. Connell, 320 F.Supp.2d 1368 (M.D. Ga. 2004)
  • Humana Health Plans v. Powell, 603 F.Supp.2d 956 (W.D. Ky 2009)
  • Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc. v. Taylor, 2007 WL 2826180, (W.D. Ky 2007)
  • Iowa Health Plans v. Graham, 2008WL 2959796 (C.D. Ill. 2008)
  • International Coal Group, Inc. v. Pennington, (E.D. Ky. 2009)