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Scott D. Stephenson

Scott D. Stephenson

Partner

IL – Chicago
T: 312.781.6670 | F: 312.781.6630

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Scott has more than 30 years of experience as a trial attorney handling complex commercial litigation for Fortune 500 corporations as well as small and mid-size companies. He focuses his legal practice on representing manufacturers, distributors and retailers in product liability cases with an emphasis on cases involving the packaging, material handling and food industries.

Scott’s representative clients also include owners, developers, general contractors and sub-contractors. He has extensive litigation experience with toxic tort and construction injury, construction defect and premises liability cases, as well as defending clients involved in trucking and commercial vehicle litigation. Scott assesses clients’ risks and has often handled claims of medical negligence and breach of contract.

Scott’s practice is national in scope and spans across multiple jurisdictions. In addition to representing clients in Illinois, he has represented clients in Missouri, Ohio, Colorado, Iowa, Kentucky, Florida, Tennessee and Indiana.

Practices

  • Strahs v. Tovar’s Snowplowing, Inc., 349 Ill.App.3d 634, 812 N.E.2d 441 Ill.App. (1 Dist. 2004)
  • Silverman v. Economy Fire and Cas. Co., 272 Ill.App.3d 490, 650 N.E.2d 603 (1st Dist.1995)
  • Marchese v. Vincelette, 261 Ill.App.3d 520, 633 N.E.2d 877 (1st Dist.1994)