Scott Nealey

Scott Nealey - Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP

Scott Nealey
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP
275 Battery Street, Suite 3000
San Francisco, CA 94111

(415) 956-1000


Scott Nealey
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP

Attorney Profile
Law School

University of California, Berkeley
1993 - 1996


(415) 956-1000

Bar Information
Admitted to practice in California, 1997; U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1998; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 1998; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1999; U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 2000.

Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California (J.D., 1996); University of California at Berkeley (B.A., 1988).

Prior Employment
Law Clerk to Chief Justice Joseph R. Weisberger, Supreme Court of Rhode Island, 1996-97.

Awards & Honors
California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year (CLAY) Award, 2008; Finalist, San Francisco Trial Lawyer of the Year, 2008

Litigation Experience
Mr. Nealey has participated in numerous complex, class action and personal injury trials, including class action trials against State Farm and Allstate and a major securities fraud trial. Most recently he was the co-lead trial attorney in a trial against DaimlerChrysler for the death of a dockworker killed by a park-to-reverse defect in a Dodge Dakota which resulted in a $55.2 million award, including $50 in punitive damages in Los Angeles Superior Court (the 3rd largest trial verdict in the US in 2007) and the lead trial lawyer in a trial against Chrysler for the death of an infant due to the Park-to-Revere verdict which resulted in a $7.2 Million verdict in St. Bernard Parish LA.

In addition to the recent judgments in Mraz and Guillot, Mr. Nealey has also participated in major trials resulting in verdicts of $1.18 billion and $169 million. He has an active practice involving consumer protection class actions, product defect cases on both an individual injury and class action basis, defective drug personal injury litigation, and other complex litigation.

Mr. Nealey also has an active appellate practice, having authored over 20 appellate and Amicus briefs, and has successfully argued cases in appellate courts nationwide. For his work in Mraz, he received the 2007 California Lawyer Attorney of the Year (CLAY) Award and was named a Finalist for San Francisco Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2008.

Contributing Author, California Class Actions Practice and Procedures (Elizabeth J. Cabraser, Editor-in-Chief, 2003).

Bar Association of San Francisco; State Bar of California.

About Lieff Cabraser
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP is a fifty-plus attorney law firm that has represented plaintiffs nationwide since 1972. We have offices in San Francisco, New York and Nashville. We represent plaintiffs in class and group actions and in individual lawsuits in cases involving substantial losses. For the last six years, the National Law Journal has selected Lieff Cabraser as one of the top plaintiffs' law firms in the nation.

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