Scott M. Zerlaut
Scott Zerlaut represents clients in insurance, personal
injury, premises liability, civil rights and employment law matters. His
practice also includes commercial litigation.
An experienced trial attorney and appellate advocate, Scott
Zerlaut plays a lead role in
the firm’s representation of clients throughout the life of a case. In addition
to his extensive trial and arbitration experience, Scott has skillfully prepared
many successful briefs in the state and federal courts of appeals.
Other lawyers routinely look to
Scott for answers to complex questions of insurance law and civil and appellate
procedure and for assistance in preparing appellate briefs.
Insurance Defense and Coverage
Personal Injury Litigation
Civil Rights Defense Litigation
American Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
American Association for Justice: Associate Member
State Bar of Arizona
Maricopa County Bar Association
Elgamal v. Bernacke, 714 Fed. Appx. 741 (9th Cir. 2018)
Ward v. Carr, 467 Fed. Appx. 721 (9th Cir. 2012)
Precision Heavy Haul, Inc. v. Trail King Indus., Inc.,
224 Ariz. 159, 228 P.3d 895 (App. 2010)
McGrath v. Scott, 250 F. Supp.2d 1218 (D. Ariz. 2003)
Skinner v. Schriro, 399 F. App’x 223 (9th Cir. 2010)
Kilian v. Equity Residential Properties Trust, 191 F.
App'x 537 (9th Cir. 2006)
State of Arizona, 1992
U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1993
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2005
J.D., Arizona State University College of Law, 1992
B.S, summa cum laude, Political Science, Arizona State