Aaron S. Jayman


  • Office Contact Info
  • Biography

    Aaron S. Jayman is a Partner in the Harrisburg office of GRSM and a member of the Healthcare and Professional Liability Defense practice groups. Aaron’s entire career has been devoted to insurance defense, including nursing home, medical and dental malpractice, premises liability and general liability.  For the last two decades, Aaron has defended countless professional liability claims on behalf of hospitals, physicians, nurses, dentists and long-term health care providers.  

    Prior to entering private practice, Aaron served as an attorney at the Medical Professional Liability Catastrophe Loss Fund of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the predecessor to the Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error Fund.  While there, Aaron oversaw excess and statutorily covered medical professional liability claims.

    Aaron serves on arbitration panels for the Cumberland County court system hearing civil cases that fall under the county's mandatory arbitration rules. He has represented numerous health care providers in both the trial and appellate levels in federal and state courts as well as administrative agencies.


    • Pennsylvania
    • West Virginia 
    • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
    • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
    • U.S. District Court, Middle & Western District of Pennsylvania
    • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals


    • Cumberland County Bar Association
    • Dauphin County Bar Association
    • Pennsylvania Bar Association

    Community Involvement

    Sarah A. Todd Memorial Home - Ethics Committee
    PIAA and NCAA Football Official

  • Practice Areas
  • Representative Experience

    In his career to date, Aaron has defended a countless number of cases on behalf of hospitals, physicians, nurses, dentists and aging services providers, with favorable results obtained through summary judgment, mediation, arbitration and trial. Aaron has also briefed and argued professional liability cases in our State and Federal Appellate Courts, including a case of first impression before an en banc panel of the Pennsylvania Superior Court. 

  • Publications & Presentations


    • Choosing Your Best Expert, Speaker; presentation to paralegals at Central Pennsylvania college (Nov. 2005)
    • Can a Band-aid Fix a Hatchet Wound?, Speaker; ImPAct 2005 Conference (Sept. 2005)
    • Nursing education presentations at Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
  • Education


    J.D., cum laude, Widener University School of Law, 2000

    B.A., magna cum laude, Political Science, Susquehanna University, 1997

    • Departmental honors