Scott D. Taffet


Scott D. Taffet is an experienced litigator whose practice focuses on insurance defense and coverage litigation, including personal injury, property damage, construction and professional liability matters.  Mr. Taffet has represented national insurance companies and their insureds, as well as individual clients in multimillion dollar matters and also pro bono cases. Mr. Taffet has significant experience conducting trials and representing clients in arbitrations and other alternative dispute resolution forums.

Mr. Taffet is a respected member of the New York State Bar Association. He serves on the boards of his local volunteer ambulance corps and on the Transplant Forum.

Prior to joining Penino & Moynihan, Mr. Taffet was Deputy Press Secretary for the New York City Comptroller and worked for the General Counsel at Polo Ralph Lauren.


  • Bars
    • New York


  • New York Law School, J.D.
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A.