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Contact David Rossmiller, managing editor

dprDavid Rossmiller, managing editor of the Insurance Coverage Law Blog, is a partner at BPM who specializes in complex commercial litigation, particularly insurance recovery and insurance coverage litigation. David’s insurance practice includes a broad range of issues: environmental property damage, errors and omissions and professional liability coverage, directors and officers liability, sex abuse coverage, construction defect, business interruption insurance, general commercial liability, first-party commercial property disputes, homeowners and auto, managed care, employer liability and others.

Besides insurance recovery and coverage, David’s commercial litigation practice has included a variety of complex cases including environmental liability and intellectual property. Before becoming a lawyer, David was an award-winning investigative, crime and political newspaper reporter, including eight years with the Phoenix Gazette, the now-defunct afternoon daily in Phoenix, Arizona. He is admitted to the bar in Oregon, Idaho and Washington and has applications pending in Montana and North Dakota. He blogs Monday through Friday, major holidays excluded, on insurance coverage cases, industry developments and other topics of interest.

You can contact David at or 503-961-6338.
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