Disciplined in Sophisticated Defense and Insurance Litigation

As a Partner at Butler, Scott E. Damon focuses his thriving, dynamic practice on commercial litigation, products liability, and insurer bad faith litigation. He primarily represents clients in contract disputes, products liability claims and recalls, environmental litigation, and toxic tort lawsuits. Scott also represents clients in intellectual property cases, fiduciary disputes, agency litigation, securities litigation, and a variety of other commercial disputes.

In addition to practicing law, Scott speaks at litigation and trial advocacy skills seminars for lawyers, as well as to industry groups and conventions about trial practice and other legal topics in several states.

Scott has represented clients in environmental litigation involving CERCLA, RCRA and state statutory and common law claims. His environmental litigation has involved TCE, silica, hydrochloric acid, phosphoric acid, sulfuric acid, and multiple carcinogenic substances and fuel spills. Scott has represented clients in class actions involving environmental claims and toxic torts claiming health effects and property damage from industrial accidents and accident spills.

Scott has practiced extensively in products liability litigation representing automotive manufacturers in strict liability and negligence claims for catastrophic injuries and deaths arising from vehicle rollovers and other crashes. He has also represented companies in defending ADA Title III claims.

Admissions

  • Florida

Education

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Bachelor of Arts
  • Vanderbilt University
    Doctor of Jurisprudence

Courts

  • State Courts of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court Middle District of Florida
  • United States Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
Key Points
Practice Area CASE TYPE
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Extracontractual Claims
  • Toxic Torts