Professor of Law
Adam Scales
Rutgers Law School
217 N 5th St
Camden, NJ 08102

Professor Adam Scales is an expert in administrative law, insurance and torts and has taught courses in those areas. 

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Professor Scales graduated from the University of Michigan Law School in 1993.  Following graduation, he practiced at Faegre and Benson in Minneapolis, before serving as a law clerk for Judges David S. Doty and Michael J. Davis of the District of Minnesota.  Prior to coming to Rutgers Law in 2011, he taught at Washington and Lee University.

His research focuses on the intersection of tort law and insurance.  He also teaches Administrative Law. 


Any Weapon to Hand?  Gun Regulation and the Limits of Insurance (forthcoming, 2017 Journal of Tort Law)

Following Form: Corporate Succession and Liability Insurance, 60 DEPAUL LAW REVIEW 573 (2011) (Clifford Tort Symposium)

SIGTARP: A Problem in Name Only?, 68 WASH. & LEE L. REV. 457 (2011)

The Chicken and The Egg: Kenneth S. Abraham’s THE LIABILITY CENTURY, 94 VIRGINIA LAW REVIEW 1259 (2008)

A Nation of Policyholders: Governmental and Market Failure in Flood Insurance, 26 MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE LAW REVIEW 3 (2007)

How Much is That Doggy in The Window? The Inevitably Unsatisfying Duty to Monetize, 33 FORDHAM URBAN LAW JOURNAL 1045 (2006)

Against Settlement Factoring? The Market in Tort Claims Has Arrived, 2002 WISCONSIN LAW REVIEW 859

Man, God and the Serbonian Bog: The Evolution of Accidental Death Insurance, 86 IOWA LAW REVIEW 173 (2000)

  • Administrative Law
  • Insurance
  • Torts