Richard J. Silk, Jr. is an associate of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. He concentrates his practice in the areas of construction law, professional liability, transportation law, railroad law, product liability, and the food and beverage industry.
Before joining the firm, Mr. Silk served as Assistant Attorney General for the Ohio Attorney General’s Court of Claims Defense Section, Construction Litigation Group. Matters involved complex and construction litigation, including jury and bench trials, managing extensive hard copy and electronic discovery, mediations and negotiations, and appellate briefing and oral arguments. Additionally, he counseled state entities and public universities concerning construction, transactional, risk management, employment, insurance, and surety-related issues. Mr. Silk was also in private practice, focusing on construction, labor and employment, regulatory, political subdivision, environmental, insurance coverage, and bad faith litigation.
•Profiled in Feature Article, Ohio Super Lawyers - Rising Stars Edition, August 2005
•Included in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
•Ronald McDonald House Volunteer at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
•St. Joan of Arc Men’s Club
Presentations & Publications
•Various presentations related to strategies for drafting pleadings and written discovery, as well as insurance coverage issues; also presented to multiple state wildlife divisions concerning migration of hybrid fish species and genetic introgression
•Nonbinding Dispute Resolution Processes in Fisheries Conflicts: Fish Out of Water?, 16 Ohio State J. Disp. Res. 791 (2001)
•Various quarterly and annual publications for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Wildlife
7/20/2016 Press Releases
Two Attorneys Welcomed in Columbus, Ohio
•Defense Research Institute
•Ohio State Bar Association
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