Skip to Content

Male avatar headshot

Anthony Karpowitz


Mr. Karpowitz owned and published the CGL Reporter from 1983 to 1985. He was employed by the Defense Research Institute until 1980 and was the primary editor of all its insurance-related publications, including the predecessor to the CGL Reporter.

Born in 1939, Mr. Karpowitz went to Williams for college and Marquette University for law school. He also clerked for Chief Justice Beilfuss. He was admitted to the Wisconsin bar on June 1, 1968.

He died on May 31, 1985, and was survived by his wife Sarah (née Enos), son James, and daughter Jennifer.

His published works include the following.

  • CGL Reporter: Trial and Insurance Counsel Handbook for the Comprehensive General Liability Insurance Policy (Milwaukee, WI: Anthony K. Karpowitz), 1983-1985.
  • Comprehensive General Liability: Coverage Issues and Answers (Milwaukee, WI: Anthony K. Karpowitz), 1984.
  • Liability of Architects and Engineers (Milwaukee, WI: Defense Research Institute), 1982.
  • Insurer's Duty To Defend (Milwaukee, WI: Defense Research Institute), 1978.
  • Liability of Accountants under Rule 10b-5 (Milwaukee, WI: Defense Research Institute), 1976.
  • The Operation and Compensation System of the Securities Markets (Milwaukee, WI: Defense Research Institute), 1967.