Scott M. Whitley

Scott M. Whitley: Attorney with Morgan & Morgan AV stamp icon
  • Managing Partner at Morgan & Morgan (430 Attorneys)
  • 201 N. Franklin Street, 7th Floor, Tampa, FL 33602
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Scott Whitley was born in Summit, NJ in 1959. He graduated from College of William & Mary in 1981 with a BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration).

After working for a year for Emery Airfreight, Mr. Whitley attended Stetson Law School 1982 and transferred to, and graduated from, University of Florida Law School in 1985.

He has practiced insurance defense for 5 years in Miami and then 5 years in Tampa before joining this firm in 1996. Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Civil Trial Practice since 1997 and American Board of Trial Advocates since 2003.

Recent Successes

$2,170,000.00 Verdict Paree v. Lawrence Medical Malpractice 2017

$117,000.00 Verdict Dannewitz v. Brandywine Financial Services Corp Car Accidents 2013

$1,500,000.00 Verdict Scott v. Billings Medical Malpractice 2005

$1,329,280.52 Verdict Northup v. Acken Medical Malpractice 2005

$1,200,000.00 Verdict Woodworth v. Zaki Medical Malpractice 2002

$500,000.00 Verdict Smith v. Florida Mental Health Medical Malpractice 2000

$3,000,000.00 Verdict Pearson v. LabCorp Medical Malpractice 2000

$310,000.00 Verdict Hollifield v. Laukhuf Medical Malpractice 2000

(Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Board of Legal Specialization and Education)

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Medical Malpractice

Education & Credentials

University Attended:
College of William & Mary, B.A., 1981
Law School Attended:
University of Florida, J.D., 1985
Year of First Admission:
1985, Florida; 1985, New Jersey


•Hillsborough County Bar Association
•New Jersey State Bar Association
•American Bar Association
•Florida Bar Association
•American Association for Justice
•Florida Justice Association
•Certified by American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
•Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer since 1997.

Birth Information:
Summit, New Jersey, April 24, 1959
( Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Board of Legal Specialization and Education )

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