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Stephen A. Scott

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Practice Areas:

  • Professional Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Bad Faith Litigation and Insurance Coverage

Biography

Stephen A. Scott has experience in the handling and trial of all types of liability actions, including claims against professionals, product manufacturers, and insurers.  He is a member of the Defense Research Institute and was Chairman of Pilot/Legis, a non-profit risk purchasing group facilitating lawyer's professional liability coverage for over 20 mid-sized law firms located in California, Arizona, Illinois and Massachusetts.

Mr. Scott has tried over 20 Superior Court jury trials and has arbitrated numerous commercial matters, including partnership disputes. He represents insurers in bad faith litigation and is admitted to all Federal District Courts in California.

Education

  • Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, California
    • J.D. - 1975
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Stanford University, Stanford, California
    • B.A. - 1972

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1975

Professional Associations

  • Santa Clara County Bar Association, Member
  • The State Bar of California, Member
  • San Mateo County Bar Association, Member

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Past Positions

  • Eldorado Insurance Co., General Counsel
  • Ropers Majeski Kohn & Bentley, Partner