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Richard J. Scislowski, J.D., CPCU, CRIS

Assistant Vice President, Product Development

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International Risk Management Institute, Inc.
12222 Merit Drive, Suite 1600
Dallas, TX 75251


Rich Scislowski is editor of Pollution Coverage Issues, a co-author of Commercial Liability Insurance, and a contributing author for a number of other IRMI publications. He is a Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and holds the Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) designation.

Mr. Scislowski contributes articles on liability insurance, environmental issues, courts and coverage, and risk and insurance history to the Expert Commentary section of

Prior to joining IRMI in March 2005, Mr. Scislowski was a coverage lawyer with Gallagher, Sharp, Fulton & Norman in Cleveland, a large insurance defense and coverage firm, where he specialized in litigating commercial and personal lines coverage disputes. Before that, he was with a litigation boutique firm where he regularly appeared in court to defend a wide variety of complex civil matters, including business torts, construction defects, workplace injuries, medical and legal malpractice, and insurance coverage. Mr. Scislowski began his career as a judicial clerk for the Ohio Court of Appeals for the 11th District, helping write over 250 opinions, including several construing insurance policy language.

Mr. Scislowski graduated magna cum laude from the University of Akron School of Law, serving as articles editor for the Akron Law Review.

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