Scott Taffet Joins Marshall Dennehey’s Casualty Department in New York

Experienced trial attorney Scott D. Taffet has joined Marshall Dennehey’s Westchester County office as a shareholder in the Casualty Department. 

Taffet focuses his practice on insurance defense litigation, including personal injury, trucking and transportation, property damage, and construction litigation matters. Previously, he was a partner at Penino & Moynihan LLP in White Plains.  

“We’ve been looking for someone of Scott’s caliber to expand our Westchester team and we’re happy we found him,” said Matthew S. Schorr, Director of Marshall Dennehey’s Casualty Department. “He’s a skillful litigator with a track record of success, particularly in the areas of auto and premises liability.”

Taffet has represented national insurance companies and their insureds, as well as individual clients in multimillion dollar matters. In addition to his trial experience, he represents clients in arbitrations, mediations and other alternative dispute resolution forums.

A member of the New York State Bar Association, Taffet sits on the Executive Committee for the Transplant Forum at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. 

He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and New York Law School, and is admitted to practice in New York.

About Marshall Dennehey

Founded in 1962 and headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, Marshall Dennehey, P.C. is a leading civil defense litigation law firm that represents and advises insurers, self-insured businesses and professionals in a wide range of professional liability, casualty, health care, employment and workers’ compensation matters. With 500 attorneys in 19 offices throughout PA, NJ, DE, OH, NY, CT & FL, Marshall Dennehey is uniquely positioned to assist clients in both avoiding litigation, as well as providing them with a vigorous defense in the event of claims and suits made against them. For more information, please visit