Senior Partner: Fort Lauderdale
Scott H. Silver is one of Florida’s most prominent workers’ compensation litigators. Mr. Silver is a senior equity partner and manages firm operations for the Fort Lauderdale office while maintaining an active litigation and trial caseload. He is a certified expert speaker in the field of workers’ compensation who frequently lectures to claims professionals, employers, risk managers, and attorneys with an emphasis on aggressive defense litigation strategy, accelerated claims closure and adjuster ethics. Mr. Silver is a member of the Florida Workers’ Compensation Institute’s Planning Committee for its annual Educational Conference with a concentrated focus on developing the Claims Professional’s breakout programs. Mr. Silver has received Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards, indicating his professional excellence; been named a ‘Best Lawyer’ by The Best Lawyers in America; included within Corporate Counsel Magazine’s edition of the Best Lawyers in America; was an invited guest on both Forbes Business Network and Time Magazine’s broadcast interviews on their American Premier Lawyer presentations: topics entitled ‘Minimizing Workers’ Compensation Claim Exposure’ and ‘Proactive & Aggressive Approaches to Combat Workers’ Compensation Fraud’ respectively; been selected for inclusion in the National Register’s Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals; recognized by the South Florida Legal Guide as both a ‘Top Lawyer in South Florida’ as well as a ‘Top Lawyer in the Practice Area of Workers’ Compensation’; and designated a ‘Super Lawyer’ by Florida Super Lawyer Magazine.
Brandsmart v. Schaffer. Mr. Silver successfully litigated a set limitation to the number of personal questions that could be directed to the employer representative. The First DCA granted MKRS’s petition and specifically identified a number of personal questions no longer appropriate for discovery through an employer representative (barring of course any unusual need in a specific case).
Member, Workers’ Compensation Section of The Florida Bar
Member of Planning Committee, Florida Workers’ Compensation Institute’s annual Educational Conference
Mr. Silver is a frequent presenter at both the Florida Workers’ Compensation Institute’s annual Educational Conference and the Workers’ Compensation Claims Professional’s Management Conference. Additionally, he lectures to employers, insurance carriers and servicing agent groups regarding their individual and specific legal issues/concerns.
Named a ‘Best Lawyer’ by Best Lawyers in America
Invited guest on TIME Magazine’s Premier Lawyers Broadcast on American Airlines
Selected for inclusion within Corporate Counsel Magazine’s Best Lawyers in America Edition
Recipient of Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards
Inclusion in Martindale-Hubbell’s List of Pre-Eminent Lawyers
South Florida Legal Guide recognitions
‘Top Lawyer in South Florida’
‘Top Lawyer in the Practice Area of Workers’ Compensation’
Inclusion in the National Register’s Who’s Who in Executives & Professionals
Designated a ‘Florida Super Lawyer’ by Florida Super Lawyers Magazine
Invited guest on Forbes Business Network’s Special Tribute to America’s Premier Lawyers
Selected as Top 100 Executives Candidate
University of Miami (B.A. 1983)
Nova Southeastern University (J.D. 1986)