Scott W. Rothstein
Managing Partner, Chairman, CEO
Phone - 954-315-7200
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Scott W. Rothstein is Managing Partner and CEO of the firm of Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler. His practice areas include labor and employment; civil rights; personal injury; wrongful death; intellectual property; Internet law; commercial litigation; entertainment law;


As one of the firm's senior trial attorneys, Mr. Rothstein represents a wide variety of clients in many practice areas. For example, he often serves as a clients "second pair of eyes", reviewing a variety of contracts and other documents from a litigation and trial perspective, with a view towards prevention of legal action, and the "what happens if" scenarios. The idea is simple; proactive drafting to avoid costly litigation.

Extremely active in politics on the local, county, state and national levels, Mr. Rothstein serves as advisor and attorney to many involved in various aspects of the political arena. Mr. Rothstein has co-chaired fundraising events for many high profile political races, including county and circuit court judicial candidates. He has co-hosted two major fundraisers for President Bush and chaired a fundraiser for Charlie Crist, the candidate who ultimately won the election for Florida 's Attorney General. Additionally, Mr. Rothstein is currently serving as a Founder on Mr. Crists' Gubernatorial campaign.

Finally, Mr. Rothstein supervises all of the firm's employment law, intellectual property, and internet law trial work. His practice is concentrated in the representation of employees and employers in both the public and private sectors in all aspects of labor and employment law, including employment
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and litigation.

Biography: Mr. Rothstein has maintained an extremely active trial and appellate practice since 1988, litigating numerous cases in the United States District Courts and the Florida Circuit Courts through the trial and appellate levels. Mr. Rothstein has also submitted petitions for writ of certiorari before the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Rothstein has handled many cases of great public importance, including Johnson v. City of Fort Lauderdale, in which the 11th Circuit held that the Civil Rights Act of 1991 did not render Title VII and §1981 the exclusive remedies for employment discrimination by a municipality, and therefore did not preempt a constitutional cause of action under §1983.

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