Scott W. McCaskill


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  • Biography

    Scott W. McCaskill is a Partner at GRSM and a member of the Commercial Litigation practice group. He focuses his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, contracts, real estate matters, and defense of professional liability and tort claims, as well as consumer class actions. He also routinely represents directors and officers in direct actions for alleged breaches of fiduciary duties and related claims. Prior to joining GRSM, Scott was an associate at a boutique business litigation firm in North San Diego County. Prior to working in California, he worked on first-party property claims and as a public defender in Florida. Scott is an experienced civil litigator and has tried multiple civil and criminal cases to verdict over the years.

    In addition to his substantial trial practice, he has extensive experience negotiating settlements at meditation and during litigation. He has the knowledge and experience to aggressively litigate every case, no matter how large or small.

    Scott received his Juris Doctorate from the Florida Coastal School of Law. During law school, he competed across the country as a member of his school’s top-ranked Moot Court Honor Board before graduating cum laude. He also had the honor of interning at the First District Court of Appeal.


    • California
    • Florida
    • U.S. District Court, Southern, Central, and Northern Districts of California
    • U.S. District Court, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida


    • The California Bar
    • The Florida Bar

    Community Involvement

    • Clothes to Kids
    • The Florida Board of Bar Examiners
    • Bay Area Legal Aid
    • First Coast No More Homeless Pets
    • Homeless Empowerment Program
    • Khusi Hona Orphan Project
    • Surfrider Foundation
  • Practice Areas
  • Publications & Presentations


    • Co-Presenter with John B. Fraher, Avoiding Malpractice Exposure and Civil Liability During Settlement Negotiations, Professional Liability Webinar, October 9, 2018
  • Education


    J.D., cum laude, Florida Coastal School of Law, 2009

    • Moot Court Honor Board
    • Book Award for Highest Grade in Torts II
    • Book Award for Highest Grade Lawyering Process II
    • Dean’s List

    B.A., Philosophy, University of South Florida, 2005