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Scott F. Griffith


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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court of New Jersey


Scott F. Griffith is a Partner in the firm’s Philadelphia office.  He is a veteran trial attorney, having tried over 75 civil and criminal matters to verdict. Mr. Griffith serves on the national trial teams of several Fortune 500 companies, successfully defending those corporations at trials throughout the United States.

Mr. Griffith is frequently called upon to advise corporate leadership on litigation risk and claims management. He has counseled a worldwide financial institution in corporate employment departure matters. He is a consultant to a New York-based investment research group, and counsels that firm’s clients on litigation matters. In addition, Mr. Griffith has been engaged by counsel in the European Union, to consult on international product recall litigation.

Admitted to the bar in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, Mr. Griffith has also been admitted pro hac vice in Delaware, West Virginia, South Carolina and Georgia.

Mr. Griffith’s clients include manufacturers and distributors of friction products, gaskets, tile, electric components and aviation equipment. He represents premises owners and contractors engaged in public and private infrastructure construction. Mr. Griffith has represented clients in the asbestos, benzene, and silica litigations nationwide, and represents corporate concerns in environmental litigations ranging from underground chemical emissions to landfill cleanup.

Mr. Griffith successfully defends religious and educational institutions against claims of sexual abuse, most recently in Philadelphia. He has represented institutions, religious orders, and boards of directors against claims of negligent supervision, hiring, and failed policy and practice. Mr. Griffith has a growing knowledge of the archival nature of insurance review and investigation.

Mr. Griffith’s criminal trial experience includes the representation of professional athletes, entertainers, and politicians. He has successfully defended corporations and individuals charged by the government in a wide range of matters, from corporate fraud and tax evasion to capital crimes and corrupt organizations. Mr. Griffith routinely counsels corporate management on white collar criminal matters that include bank, investment and securities fraud, money laundering and forfeiture.

Mr. Griffith is a frequent lecturer on trial strategy at legal and professional conferences and forums.

From 2010 until 2020, Mr. Griffith presented a day long program to middle school students at the Holy Cross School in the Mt. Airy section of Philadelphia. Entitled The Symposium on the Constitution, the highly interactive program was done in partnership with the Women for Greater Philadelphia (WGP) and the law firm of Rawle & Henderson LLP.  The WGP are the stewards of Laurel Hill Mansion, the ancestral home of William Rawle, founder of the law firm.


Temple University School of Law  Philadelphia PA   J.D. 1993
Hofstra University   New York, NY   B.A. Literature 1987

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