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Jarod M. Zimmerman

Associate, Indianapolis

Jarod is an Associate Attorney with the Business Litigation group at SKO. He joined the firm in 2022, when SKO merged with Katz Korin Cunningham where he had been practicing since 2018.

Jarod was a member of the Health Care practice group prior to focusing his practice on Business Litigation. As a member of the health care group, Jarod gained experience in defending actions in both state and federal courts. He has represented contracted medical providers administering services within the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC) and defended civil rights and medical malpractice claims brought by IDOC offenders.

Business Litigation: Clients can rely on Jarod and the highly qualified attorneys at SKO to prosecute and defend business litigation matters, including contract disputes, negligence claims, premises liability, intellectual property disputes, and employment matters in both state and federal court. Jarod also serves as local counsel, advising on local rules, customs, and case management.

Prior to joining Katz Korin Cunningham, Jarod served as a Deputy Attorney General in the Office of the Indiana Attorney General, where he defended the State of Indiana and its employees in both state and federal court, developing foundational litigation skills via numerous 1983 actions, state and federal habeas claims, administrative hearings, and tort actions.


Indiana University Maurer School of Law
2017, J.D.
Indiana University
2014, B.A.
United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians Tribal Court


  • Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, Outstanding Editor Award
  • Maurer Trial Competition
  • Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition


  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association


    Dental Care in Jails and Prisons: Common Legal Issues and Ways to Avoid Them, National Commission on Correctional
     Health Care (NCCHC) conference, Co-presenter, 2020

    The Big Six: Where the Law Most Often Meets Medical Care, National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC)
     conference, Co-presenter, 2020

    Judicial Intervention, National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) conference, Co-presenter, 2019