Professor of Law
Rick Swedloff
Camden Law School East
E409
217 N 5th St
Camden, NJ 08102
856-225-2961

Rick Swedloff writes in the areas of insurance law, regulation, and access to the liability system. In recent years, he has written a series of articles on the role of insurance as a regulator of the practice of law at large law firms and the risks that emerge when insurers use big data.

  • Biography
  • Publications
  • Expertise
Biography

 

Rick Swedloff writes in the areas of insurance law, regulation, and access to the liability system. In recent years, he has written a series of articles on the role of insurance as a regulator of the practice of law at large law firms and the risks that emerge when insurers use big data.

Professor Swedloff teaches courses on civil procedure, remedies, and law and economics.

Prior to joining the Rutgers faculty, Professor Swedloff practiced as a litigation associate with Dechert LLP in Philadelphia, where he specialized in complex commercial, tort, and insurance cases. Before entering private practice, he served as a clerk for Judge Walter K. Stapleton of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and Judge Roderick R. McKelvie of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

 

Publications

The Mystery of Mutual Insurers in Lawyers Liability Insurance (ssrn) (with Tom Baker)

Liability Insurer Data as a Window on Lawyers’ Professional Liability, 5 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 1273 (2016) (with Tom Baker) (ssrn)

Risk Classification’s Big Data (R)evolution, 21 Conn. Ins. L. Rev. 339 (2014) (ssrn)

The Trouble With Happiness, 86 Temp. L. Rev. 763 (2014) (ssrn)

Regulating by Liability Insurance:  From Auto to Lawyers Professional Liability, 60 UCLA L. Rev. 1412 (2013) (with Tom Baker) (ssrn)

Uncompensated Torts, 28 Ga. St. U.L. Rev. 721 (2012) (ssrn)

Tort Damages and the New Science of Happiness, 85 Ind. L.J. 553 (2010) (with Peter Huang) (ssrn)

Accounting for Happiness in Civil Settlements, 108 Colum. L. Rev. Sidenote 39 (2008) (ssrn)

Can't Settle, Can't Sue: How Congress Stole Tort Remedies From Medicare Beneficiaries, 41 Akron L. Rev. 557 (2008) (ssrn)

Authentic Happiness & Meaning at Law Firms, 58 Syracuse L. Rev. 335 (2008) (with Peter Huang) (ssrn)

Expertise
  • Civil Procedure
  • Damages
  • Injunctions
  • Insurance