SCOTT A. RICHMAN

Email:

srichman@mtwlegal.com

 

Phone:

407-838-4055

Mr. Richman represents clients in complex product liability, personal injury and commercial litigation matters. He has extensive experience representing manufacturers in state and federal courts involving claims of personal injury and property damage related to alleged product defects, including motor vehicles, consumer products and industrial tools and equipment. Mr. Richman also has significant experience representing clients in other types of personal injury matters including premises liability and motor vehicle collisions, as well as commercial litigation, including contract, business disputes and alleged unfair trade practices. For over 10 years, Mr. Richman has served as national counsel defending property damage and personal injury claims related to fires caused by an alleged product defect.  Mr. Richman also serves as regional counsel for a major tire manufacturer overseeing catastrophic personal injury litigation in six states in the Southeast.

PRACTICE AREAS

Commercial litigation

Personal injury

Products liability

Theme Park liability

Subrogation

Crashworthiness

Drug & Medical Devices

Premises liability

General liability

Transportation litigation

Unfair/Deceptive Trade Practices

Breach of Warranty

Manufacturing/Design Defects

Wrongful Death

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

Florida State Courts

U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

AWARDS AND HONORS

AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review RatedSM by

    Martindale-Hubbell®

Recipient of the Outstanding Pro Bono Service

  • Award from Legal Aid Society of the
  • Orange County Bar Association for pro bono efforts

Leadership Award, JCC of Greater Orlando

  • 2010, 2014

Leader of the Year Award, Rosen JCC of Orlando,

  • 2014-2015

Orlando Florida Top Lawyers 2011, 2012

 

EDUCATION

Washington University School of Law, J.D., 1999

  • Honor of Order of the Barristers

University of Central Florida, B.A., 1995

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Bar Association

  • Section of Litigation (Products Liability Committee
  • Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section

Defense Research Institute

Orange County Bar Association

Florida Defense Lawyers Association

BIOGRAPHY

Jewish Community Center (JCC) of Greater Orlando

  • Board of Directors, 2007-2015
  • President, 2012-2014

Rosen JCC of Orlando

  • Board of Directors, 2015-2018
  • President, 2015

Orange County Board of Zoning Adjustment

  • 2007-2012, Vice Chairman 2012

Guardian Ad Litem

Junior Achievement Classroom Instructor

Leadership Orlando, 2006

Advisory Board - The Henry Nehrling Society

Tel: 407.246.1800

Fax: 407.246.1895

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