Scott M. Rosso



In 2008, Scott Rosso joined the Fort Lauderdale office of Kubicki Draper. His practice specializes in all aspects of insurance defense with a primary focus in first party property losses, premises liability and automobile negligence. Scott lends his skills to two of the firm's practice groups: First Party & Hospitality & Retail.

Scott was born and raised in Long Island, NY. He relocated to Florida where he studied law at Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center. Upon graduation, Scott accepted a position as an Assistant State Attorney in Broward County, FL. His tenure with the State Attorney's office provided him with valuable litigation tools, specifically the ability to argue motions, successfully resolve cases through negotiation, and when necessary bring those cases to trial.

After completing his commitment with the State Attorney's Office, resigning as a Lead Felony Prosecutor, and trying over 40 jury cases, Scott started his own firm with several colleagues. He handled insurance, commercial, and criminal defense files for his firm.

Practice Areas


  • Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, Ft. Lauderdale, FL (J.D., 2001)
    Book Award Recipient, Federal Drug Law
  • State University of New York at Stonybrook, Stonybrook, NY (B.A., 1994)


  • State of Florida, 2001
  • District of Columbia, 2003


  • Certified Continuing Education Instructor, State of Florida

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kubicki Draper First Party Practice Group, Member
  • Florida Bar Association
  • South Florida Claims Association

Special Awards and Recognitions

  • South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyers (2015 - 2019)
  • South Florida Legal Guide, Up and Comer (2007 - 2008)


  • Sigma Alpha Mu

Speaking Engagements/ Presentations

  • "Defense Against Water Mitigation," Tower Hill, 2018
  • "Fraud in Hurricane Irma Roof Leak Claims," Florida Insurance Fraud Education Committee (FIFEC), 2018
  • "The Money Pit: Walking Through a Post-Claim Inspection," Kubicki Draper, A Day at the First Party Property Oscars, 2017
  • "The Fine Line Between Fraud and Claim Denial in Plumbing Water Losses,"  Florida Insurance Fraud Education Committee (FIFEC), 2017
  • "How to Document a Claim from the Perspective of Plaintiff and Defense," Windstorm Insurance Network Conference, 2017
  • "The Verdict: Was it Arson or Was it an Accident?" Allstate, 2016
  • "Water Mitigation Defense Strategies,"  Florida Insurance Fraud Education Committee (FIFEC), 2016
  • "Thriller: When Old Claims Rise from the Dead," Kubicki Draper Earth, Wind and Fire: The Music of Property Claims, First Party Claims Conference, 2016
  • “First Party, First Rate Defense: Pre-Suit Investigations," Rimkus, 2015
  • “Defending Against Fraud: Litigation Strategies,"  Florida Insurance Fraud Education Committee (FIFEC), 2015

Past Employment Positions

  • Office of the State Attorney, 17th Judicial Circuit, Broward County, FL Lead Felony Prosecutor
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Miami Office

9100 S. Dadeland Blvd., Suite 1800
Miami, FL 33156

T: 305.374.1212 F: 305.374.7846

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Key West

Key West Office

402 Applerouth Lane, Suite 2C
Key West, FL 33040

T: 305.509.7300 F: 305.374.7846

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Ft. Lauderdale

Ft. Lauderdale Office

One East Broward Boulevard, Suite 1600
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

T: 954.768.0011 F: 954.768.0514

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West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach Office

515 North Flagler Drive, Suite 1800
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

T: 561.640.0303 F: 561.640.0524

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Indian River | Martin | Okeechobee | Palm Beach | Saint Lucie


Tampa Office

400 North Ashley Drive, Suite 1200
Tampa, FL 33602

T: 813.204.9776 F: 813.204.9660

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Hernando | Hillsborough | Manatee | Pasco | Pinellas | Polk | Sarasota

Orlando Office

201 South Orange Avenue, Suite 475
Orlando, FL 32801

T: 407.245.3630 F: 407.245.7685

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Brevard | Highlands | Orange | Osceola | Seminole

Ocala Office

101 Southwest 3rd Street
Ocala, FL 34471

T: 352.622.4222 F: 352.622.9122

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Alachua | Citrus | Dixie | Gilchrist | Lake | Levy | Marion | Putnam | Sumter | Volusia

Jacksonville Office

76 South Laura Street, Suite 1400
Jacksonville, FL 32202

T: 904.396.0062 F: 904.396.0380

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Baker | Bradford | Clay | Columbia | Duval | Flagler | Hamilton | Nassau | Saint Johns | Union

Pensacola Office

125 West Romana Street, Suite 550
Pensacola, FL 32502

T: 850.434.0003 F: 850.434.0223

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Escambia | Holmes | Okaloosa | Santa Rosa | Walton


Tallahassee Office

1705 Metropolitan Boulevard, Suite 202
Tallahassee, FL 32308

T: 850.222.5188 F: 850.222.5108

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Bay | Calhoun | Franklin | Gadsden | Gulf | Jackson | Jefferson | Leon | Liberty | Wakulla | Washington | Madison | Lafayette | Taylor 

Ft. Myers

Ft. Myers Office

13350 Metro Parkway, Suite 401
Fort Myers, FL 33966

T: 239.334.8403 F: 239.939.0700

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Charlotte | Collier | DeSoto | Glades | Hardee | Hendry | Lee


Mobile Office

11 North Water Street, Suite 10290
Mobile, Alabama 36602

T: 251.308.3351 F: 251.287.1624

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Baldwin | Washington | Clarke | Escambia | Covington | Geneva | Houston | Henry |  Dale | Coffee | Barbour | Pike |Crenshaw | Butler  | Monroe | Clarke | Choctaw | Wilcox | Bullock | Russell


Seattle Office

800 5th Avenue, Suite 4100
Seattle, WA 98104

T: 206.453.3030 F: 206.829.9046

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King | Pierce | Snohomish 

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In 1963, Gene Kubicki founded the firm based on dedication to excellence. The same high standards have been maintained for over five decades -- years which have seen the firm’s ranks swell to over 100 attorneys.


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