Roetzel & Andress LPA continues to expand its business and commercial litigation practice in Chicago and nationwide with the addition of attorney Michael Scotti, III, formerly of Freeborn & Peters LLP.
Scotti joins Roetzel as a partner in the Business Litigation Group and will be based in the firm’s Chicago office. He joins another Freeborn alumni and recent hire, Mark Kallish, in the expansion of the firm’s litigation counsel.
“We are pleased to welcome Michael to our firm, and particularly to our litigation team,” said James V. Inendino, Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s Chicago office. “Michael’s extensive background in complex commercial litigation further bolsters our already strong team of litigators and will allow us to continue to expand both the breadth and quality of litigation counsel we provide to our clients.”
Scotti has over 25 years of experience in the representation of companies involved in business litigation matters at both the state and federal court level throughout the United States, including trial advocacy in both jury and non-jury trials. He has handled hundreds of matters ranging from real estate and minority shareholder disputes to bank fraud, fiduciary duty claims, professional liability claims, and commercial foreclosures.
Scotti earned his J.D. at the University of Tulsa College of Law, and his undergraduate degree from Hillsdale College. Scotti is the author of the Using Economic Experts in Tort Cases and is a contributing author to the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education website on civil litigation. He speaks frequently on litigation and risk management issues. Scotti is an active member of the American Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association. He is licensed to practice law in the states of Illinois and Missouri, in addition to his admission to the bars of the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and the United States District Courts for the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of Illinois.View PDF