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Scott David Righthand

Scott David Righthand

Practice areas:

Brain Injury, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Defective and Dangerous Products, Car Accidents

Scott Righthand

About Me

The Law Office of Scott Righthand, P.C. was founded in 1992 and provides clients in the San Francisco area with outstanding representation in all types of personal injury cases. Attorney Scott Righthand is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been named to The Best Lawyers in America for 6 consecutive years, from 2009-2014. In addition, he was selected for the list of Northern California Super Lawyers for 2007-2014 and is rated Superb by Avvo. If you need a dedicated lawyer to represent your personal injury case in the Bay Area, call our team at the Law Office of Scott Righthand, P.C. or our website today!


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1979

  1. Car Accidents: 20%
    33 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Defective and Dangerous Products: 20%
    33 years, 250 cases
  3. Birth Injury: 20%
    33 years, 200 cases
  4. Medical Malpractice: 20%
    33 years, 500 cases
  5. Brain Injury: 20%
    33 years, 500 cases



Contingent (33-40%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • George Vasilios Choulos

    I endorse this lawyer's work.


    George Choulos Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Claude Armand Wyle

    I endorse this lawyer's work. Scott is an ethical aggressive attorney who gets great results for his clients. Scott really seems to care deeply for the clients he represents, and I would not hesitate to refer him a case. He has excellent experience and is one of the few attorneys I would trust with a medical malpractice case.


    Claude Wyle Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Law Office of Scott Righthand, P.C.

275 Battery St
suite 1300
San Francisco, CA, 941111



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
The Best Lawyers In AmericaThe Best Lawyers In America2014
Northern California Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Northern California Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
The Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Best Lawyers in America2013
Northern California Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
The Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Best Lawyers in America2012
Super LawyerNorthern California Super Lawyers2011
The Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Best Lawyers in America2011
Super LawyerNorthern California Super Lawyers2010
The Best Lawyers In AmericaThe Best Lawyers In America2010
FellowLitigation Counsel of America2009
Nominee for Streetfighter of the YearConsumer Attorneys of California2009
Nominee for Consumer Attorney of the YearConsumer Attorneys of California2009
The Best Lawyers In AmericaThe Best Lawyers in America2009
Northern California Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2009
Northern California Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2008
Northern California Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2007

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior PartnerLaw Office of Scott Righthand, PC1992 - Present
PartnerBostwick & Tehin1982 - 1992
AssociateFurth Fahrner & Wong1979 - 1982

Association NamePosition NameDuration
San Francisco Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1979 - 1989
Bar Association of San FranciscoMemberN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A

Publication NameTitleDate
CAOC Forum MagazineMedical Malpractice: In the Trenches2006
California Government Tort Liability PracticeeditorN/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
University of ColoradoN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1975

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association Tahoe MeetingDeposing the Defense Expert in Failure to Diagnose Cases2013
National Conference of PodiatristsAvoiding MalpracticeN/A