Scott Salemi

Practice Groups:

Medical Malpractice Defense

Civil Rights Litigation/Section 1983

Long Term Care/Nursing Homes

Arson, Fraud and First-Party Property Claims

Education

Casualty/Tort Litigation

Office Locations:

Rockford, IL

Phone: 815.963.4454

Chicago, IL

Phone: 312.853.8700

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News

60 Heyl Royster Attorneys on Leading Lawyers’ Latest List - 06/02/2017

57 Heyl Royster Attorneys Recognized by Leading Lawyers - 04/22/2016

Fifty Firm Attorneys Recognized as Leading Lawyers - 06/27/2014

Education

  • Juris Doctor, Northern Illinois University College of Law, 1992
  • Bachelor of Arts-Political Science, DePauw University, 1989 

Year Joined Firm

2003

 

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Scott concentrates his practice in the defense of complex civil litigation, with an emphasis on civil rights, medical malpractice and first-party and third-party property cases.

Scott is an accomplished trial lawyer with nearly fifty jury trials to his credit. He has tried substantial civil cases to verdict throughout Illinois in both state and federal court. Prior to joining Heyl Royster, Scott served as Senior Assistant State's Attorney in Rockford, Illinois, and later as an Assistant Illinois Attorney General, assigned to a statewide trial assistance division.

Scott has been selected as a Leading Lawyer in Illinois by the Law Bulleting Publishing Company in both Medical Malpractice Defense Law and Personal Injury Defense Law: General in 2014 and 2015.

Public Speaking

  • “Death in a County Jail: An Interactive Discussion of What to Do”
    National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) National Conference 2016
  • “Claims Handling – What’s on the Horizon”
    Land of Lincoln CPCU Society Chapter Workshop 2014

Professional Recognition

  • Selected as a Leading Lawyer in Medical Malpractice Defense Law; Personal Injury Defense Law: General. Only five percent of lawyers in the state are named as Leading Lawyers.

Professional Associations

  • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Winnebago County Bar Association 

Court Admissions

  • State Courts of Illinois
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois (Trial Bar)