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Scott R. Schaffer, American lawyer. Bar: New Jersey 1985, New York 1986, United States District Court Southern District New York, United States District Court Eastern District New York, United States District Court District New Jersey.


Schaffer, Scott R. was born on December 17, 1959 in Bronx, New York, United States.


University of Florida (Bachelor of Science, 1981). Brooklyn Law School (Juris Doctor, 1984).


Worked at Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker (New York, NY) specializing in General Insurance and Reinsurance Practice and Litigation. Commercial, Corporate and Securities Law. Domestic and International Property and Casualty Insurance and Reinsurance.

Products and Professional Liability, Toxic Tort Defense, Environmental Impairment Liability, Medical and Hospital Malpractice, Municipal and Public Officials Liability, Trusts and Estates. Aviation, Marine and Inland Marine. Securities and Fiduciary Liability and General Subrogation.

Admitted to the bar, 1985, New Jersey and United States. District Court, District of New Jersey. 1986, New York; 1991, United States.

District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Member: New York State and American Bar Associations. Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker is a full service international law firm, ranking among the largest law firms in the United States with offices in twelve major cities in the United States.

We have provided our clients with a full range of expert and innovative legal services for more than a quarter of a century. Our dramatic growth during this period has been a response to the emerging needs of existing clients and addition of new ones. Initially, ours was an insurance-related practice and we maintain a preeminent position with regard to all aspects of insurance law and the insurance/reinsurance industry serving insureds, brokers, insurers and reinsurers.

As our clients have matured and broadened in scope, so have our services and expertise and we have expanded into the general corporate law, including creditors' rights and bankruptcy, trusts and estates and real estate transactions and regulatory work.


Member of American Bar Association (tort & insurance practice section, labor & employment section), Association of the Bar of the City of New York (chairman D&O insurance committee), New York State Bar Association (tort, insurance & compensation law section).