Disciplined in Sophisticated Defense and Insurance Litigation

Scott E. Allbright, Jr. is an Associate at Butler who works in the Miami office. He specializes in First-Party Property Coverage.

Scott graduated summa cum laude from Salem State University with a Bachelor of Arts in History. He continued on to earn his Juris Doctor, cum laude, and MBA from the University of Miami. During law school, he was a published editor of the University of Miami Business Law Review and also received a book award and the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Civil Procedure II.

Admissions

  • Florida

Education

  • University of Miami School of Business Administration
    Master of Business Administration
  • University of Miami School of Law
    Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Salem State Univeristy
    Bachelor of Arts in History

Memberships

  • Dade County Bar Association
  • Spellman-Hoeveler American Inn of Court
July 01, 2013 PUBLICATIONCorporate Tort Liability under the Alien Tort Statute Post-Kiobel, 21 U. Miami Bus. L. Rev. 281

ATS cases.' The court entered into uncharted and controversial territory' though, as it attempted to deal with a claim made by a group of Nigerian plaintiffs who alleged that "Dutch, British, and Nigerian corporations engaged in oil exploration and production aided and abetted the Nigerian government in committing violations of the law of nations"' so as to promote their exploratory efforts.' In ultimately determining that corporate liability does not exist under the ATS,' the Second Circuit majority misconstrued its own precedent and that of other circuits, the Supreme Court's interpretation of the ATS in Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain,o the principles and goals of international law, scholarly commentary, and the earliest available interpretations of the ATS. The plaintiffs sought review in the Supreme Court of the United States.

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Key Points
Practice Area CASE TYPE
  • Coverage - First Party Property
  • Coverage - Homeowner's
  • Coverage - Property