Robert K. Scott
Partner at Newmeyer & Dillion LLP
ROBERT K. SCOTT is a Partner at Newmeyer & Dillion LLP specializing in all aspects of first party insurance “bad faith” litigation in the Newport Beach office of Newmeyer & Dillion. Bob has practiced law in California for over 35 years. While maintaining the highest standards of professional ethics, he has obtained multi-million dollar judgments, favorable appellate decisions and arbitration awards, as well as substantial out-of-court settlements on behalf of his clients. Bob has represented developers, hospitals, performers, athletes, doctors, business executives and other individuals with an array of complex coverage issues. Bob initially practiced labor law but after joining the pioneer of insurance “bad faith,” Attorney William M. Shernoff, he focused exclusively on suing insurance companies on behalf of consumers and businesses in California. Bob is a frequently invited lecturer and speaks nationwide on insurance related topics. He is a frequent author and consultant on insurance related legal matters. He is co-author, with colleague and former California Trial Lawyers Association President, Douglas K. deVries, of “Establishing Insurance Bad Faith” in the Insurance Settlement Handbook, published by James Publishing Company.