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Scott A. Martin

Scott A. Martin is a partner of Pivo, Halbreich, Martin & Wilson, LLP. He has successfully represented a wide variety of clients, in forums ranging from local administrative agencies to the Supreme Court of the United States. His clients have included:

  • Public Entities -- counties, cities, special districts, and police officers
  • Professionals -- medical doctors, physician assistants, attorneys, accountants, dentists, engineers, nurses, and chiropractors
  • Healthcare Organizations -- hospitals, large multi-specialty medical groups, IPA's, and PPO's)
  • Insurers -- primary and excess
  • Businesses -- aerospace and aircraft manufacturers, banks, telecommunications companies, automobile manufacturers, interstate truckers, sub-contractors, general contractors, and medical device manufacturers
  • Community/Homeowners' Associations

Mr. Martin was named to the 2007 list of Super Lawyers of Southern California, as published in the New York Times and Los Angeles Magazine.

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Public Entity Defense
  • Employment
  • Medical Board
  • Wrongful termination
  • Medical and Professional Liability
  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Bad Faith
  • Insurance Coverage
  • ERISA
  • Business Litigation

EDUCATION

  • University of California, Hastings College of Law, J.D., 1973
  • University of California, Riverside, B.A., 1968

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • Orange County (California) Bar Association
  • Admitted to practice before all courts in the States of California (1973) and Nevada (1997); the Supreme Court of the United States (1986); the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (1990); the United States District Courts of California (Central, 1974; Southern, 1986; Northern, (1993) and Nevada (1997)

PUBLISHED CASES

• Lamden v. La Jolla Shores Clubdominium Homeowners Assn. (1999) 21 Cal.4th     249, 87 Cal.Rptr.2d 237

• Mizzell v. Paul Revere Life Ins. Co. (2000) 118 F.Supp.2d 1016 (Central District of California)

• Gillette v. Burbank Community Hosp. (1976) 56 Cal.App.3d 430, 128 Cal.Rptr. 36

• Titolo v. Cano (2007), 157 Cal.App.4th310, 68 Cal.Rptr. 616

• PNEC Corp v. Meyer (2010), 190 Cal. App.4th66, 118 Cal.Rptr.3d 730