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Scott W Bermack

Scott W Bermack

Practice areas:

Construction & Development, Medical Malpractice, Defective and Dangerous Products, Trucking Accident, Insurance

About Me

AV rated, trial-tested civil litigator with national law firm. Leader of Retail Industry Team. Specializes in product liability, construction and labor law, premises liability, medical malpractice and professional negligence matters. Defends companies, insurance carriers and individuals in complex, high stakes litigation. 

Specialties:Civil litigation, arbitration and mediation in NY, NJ and all federal courts; commercial disputes, professional negligence, products liability, premises liability, construction and labor law; trucking liability, insurance coverage and personal injury.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Insurance: 20%
  2. Trucking Accident: 20%
  3. Defective and Dangerous Products: 20%
  4. Medical Malpractice: 20%
  5. Construction & Development: 20%



Hourly ($350-450/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • D. Morgan Burkett

    I enthusiastically endorse this lawyer. An outstanding contributor to both clients and the legal community.


    D. Burkett Divorce & Separation Attorney
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  • Anne Peyton Bryant

    I endorse this lawyer. His education, experience and zeal for client advocacy make him a great attorney who gets positive results.


    Anne Bryant Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Ropers Majeski Kohn & Bentley

750 Third Avenue.
25th Floor
New York, NY, 10017



NYCurrently registered 199003/13/2015
DCInactive 199105/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
NY Metro Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
NY-Metro Super Lawyer - Product and Professional LiabilityNew York Super Lawyers2013
NY Super Lawyer - products liabilityNY Super Lawyers2012
NY Super Lawyer - products liabilityNY Super Lawyers2011
NY Super Lawyer - products liabilityNY Super Lawyers2010
Selected to NY Super LawyersNew York Super Lawyers2009
Selected to NY Super LawyersNew York Super Lawyers2008
Top Defense Verdicts of the YearNew York Law Journal2004

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerRopers Majeski Kohn & Bentley2014 - Present
ShareholderLeclair Ryan, PC2009 - 2014
PartnerCallan, Koster, Brady & Brennan1989 - 2009


Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Restaurant and Retail Defense AssociationBoard Member2011 - Present
Claim & Litigation Management AllianceMember2008 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Trial Lawyers SectionMember, CPLR Committee2007 - 2013
American College of BarristersSenior Counsel2002 - Present
Risk and Insurance Management SocietyAssociate1996 - Present
District of Columbia BarMember1991 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1990 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Alvia v. Bovis Lend Lease, et al v. Morrow EquipmentSummary Judgment Granted
Rosenthal v. HarrisDefense Verdict

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Publication NameTitleDate
Litigation Management MagazineThe Three Way Mirror - Multiple Views on Early Claim Investigation2012
ExecSensePreparing for the Pre-Trial Deposition2012
Chain Store AgeBedbug City - How savvy retailers can squash lawsuits over these prolific pests2011
LeClairRyan Client AlertsPoint of Sale Data Collection Practices May Violate Consumer Privacy Rights2011


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
American University, Washington College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Brandeis UniversityEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1986

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
NRRDA Annual ConferenceSpoliation2014
The Practitioner's ToolboxNY Labor and Construction Law2012
Claim Department SeminarPost Mortem of a Complex Labor Law Case2008