Scott J. Dornstein


Scott J. Dornstein Attorney Profile | Kelley Kronenberg


Scott Dornstein is a Partner and Business Unit Leader at Kelley Kronenberg and has over 15 years of experience litigating claims in Florida. He focuses his practice on first-party property matters and specifically claims under excess and surplus policies. He handles all aspects of litigation from case inception through mediation and trial.

Scott is passionate about defending the interests of his clients, as a strong defense against meritless insurance claims is a key part of protecting the insurance market for the people of Florida. Scott prides himself on efficiently handling litigated matters and working collaboratively with his clients to ensure the best outcomes for the client and the industry as a whole.

Scott received his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science, with an emphasis on Legal Studies, from Florida State University.  Scott then received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Miami School of Law.


  • Florida
    • United States District Court, Middle District Florida
    • United States District Court, Southern District Florida
    • United States District Court, Northern District Florida
  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 2004
  • Florida State University, B.S., 2001

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Accolades, Associations & News

  • Speaker “Handling Late Reporting Hurricane Claims and Avoiding Bad Faith,” October 2022
  • Speaker, “4 Hour Law and Ethics Update,” March 2022
  • Speaker, “Appraisal and ADR Options Under New First-party Reforms,” January 2022