Richard L. Angell

Richard L. Angell

Lawyer/Shareholder/Principal, Zupkus & Angell, P.C.

Contact Info

Zupkus & Angell, P.C.
789 Sherman St., Ste. 500
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: (303) 894–8948


Having joined the CGL Reporter Editorial Board with the 2004 supplement and continuing into 2008, Mr. Angell contributed summaries on professional liability and other cases.

He has more than 25 years' experience in insurance coverage analysis, insurance defense, bad faith, and coverage litigation. Mr. Angell has an extensive background in all varieties of tort and commercial claims as well as the underwriting and interpretation of insurance policy language. He specializes in the analysis of coverage issues on personal, commercial, surplus lines, and special insurance policies thus mitigating the insurer's exposure to coverage litigation, bad faith claims, and damages. He regularly consults on underwriting issues and conducts investigation and analysis of underwriting files to determine the intent and risks represented by the insured. He provides analysis, counsel, and opinions in state and federal jurisdictions throughout the United States.

Mr. Angell frequently is a speaker at continuing legal education programs sponsored by Defense Research Institute, American Bar Association, and International Risk Management Institute. He has served as a regional editor for the Defense Research Institute's Insurance Law Committee's newsletter and is the past chairman of the Publication Subcommittee. His work has been published in The Colorado Lawyer, Chemical Health & Safety, DRI Defense Library Series, DRI Coverage Book Series, Covered Events, and For the Defense. He is also a member of TIPS.

Mr. Angell received his bachelor of arts degree from Colorado College and his juris doctor degree from Creighton University, College of Law, cum laude.