SCOTT A. RICHMAN

Email:

srichman@mtwlegal.com

 

Phone:

407-838-4055

Mr. Richman represents clients in complex 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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