Jovana Vujovic

Jovana Vujovic

Associate

Jovana Vujovic

Associate

  • Overview

    Biography

    Jovana Vujovic focuses her practice on life, disability, and health care litigation. She has experience in handling all aspects of litigation and pre-litigation matters, and in providing advice to clients to assess and minimize their litigation exposure. She is a member of the firm's Health and Benefits Litigation Group.

    Employee and Group Benefits Litigation

    Ms. Vujovic handles disputes related to group welfare benefits, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), health insurance, disability insurance, and life insurance coverage. She has represented clients in disputes across the country, at both the trial and appellate levels. Ms. Vujovic’s previous experience as a corporate counsel in the litigation section of MetLife gives her special insight in assisting her insurance company clients.

    Health Care Litigation

    Ms. Vujovic represents leading insurance companies and healthcare providers in all aspects of health care litigation, in state and federal courts and before the American Arbitration Association. She has experience handling a range of health care related disputes, including disputes involving ERISA preemption, payor/provider contract disputes, nonparticipating provider reimbursement claims, pharmacy benefit plan/provider disputes, and claims alleging violation of the Mental Health Parity Act.

    Immediately prior to joining Robinson+Cole, Ms. Vujovic handled health care and ERISA litigation at an international trial firm. During her career, Ms. Vujovic has also represented corporate and individual clients in connection with federal and state complex commercial litigation at the trial and appellate levels and in connection with regulatory matters before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Department of Justice, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, and Commodity Futures Trading Commission. She has handled securities litigation, white-collar defense, real estate litigation, and employment litigation.

    Ms. Vujovic is a native speaker of the Serbian/Croatian/Bosnian language. 

  • Experience
    • Experience

      Experience

      • Representing a leading insurance company in an American Arbitration Association proceeding against a provider who has been terminated from the network. Successfully opposed provider's application for a temporary restraining order in state court and provider's application for injunctive relief in emergency arbitration. *

      • Representing a leading insurance company in a federal lawsuit filed by a nonparticipating provider who is seeking reimbursement in excess of $2 million. *

      • Representing leading insurance companies in federal lawsuits concerning denial of benefits under ERISA plans. *

      • As corporate counsel for MetLife, managed a large portfolio of employee benefits/ERISA lawsuits and pre-litigation matters across the country, provided recommendations to internal clients regarding litigation strategy, negotiated settlements, supervised outside counsel, and provided training to business partners. *

      * Atty. Vujovic was counsel in these representative matters before joining Robinson+Cole.

    • Professional Associations

      Professional Associations

      New York State Bar Association