Attorney Scott Righthand

Attorney Scott Righthand

Attorney Scott Righthand moved to the great city of San Francisco to attend the University of California's Hastings College of Law. After earning his Juris Doctor in 1979, Attorney Righthand worked for two of the area's most prestigious law firms, which helped him gain invaluable experience in personal injury law.

In 1992 he founded the Law Office of Scott Righthand, P.C., which proudly represents accident victims throughout the Bay Area. Attorney Righthand and his team focus exclusively on Plaintiffs litigation cases, including those that involve vehicular accidents, employment accidents, and malpractice, as well as physical, emotional, and economic injuries.

Attorney Righthand's skill, experience, and absolute dedication to his clients have resulted in a number of prestigious awards and honors. He was selected for inclusion in the list of Northern California Super Lawyers® for 2007-2015. He was named as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America in 2009, and has been chosen for the distinguished group of The Best Lawyers in America for 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Read more about Attorney Righthand's accolades.

Attorney Righthand grew up in New York, and is married with two children. He is an avid fan of New York and San Francisco sports teams. Attorney Righthand and his wife proudly support a number of charities and causes that they believe in, including the Breast Cancer Fund, the NRDC, and the Green Chamber of Commerce.

If you would like to speak to Attorney Scott Righthand about your legal options, contact the Law Office of Scott Righthand, P.C. at your earliest convenience!


  • J.D., Hastings College of Law, University of California, 1979
    Research Editor, Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, 1978-1979.
  • B.A., University of Colorado, 1975

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1979

Awards & Honors

  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2009-2016
  • Northern California Super Lawyers, 2007-2016
  • Fellow - Litigation Counsel of America, 2009
  • Nominee for Street Fighter of the Year Award - Consumer Attorneys of California, 2009
  • Nominee for Consumer Attorney of the Year Award - Consumer Attorneys of California, 2009
  • Listed in the Bar Association Register of Preeminent Lawyers, 1982-2014
  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Rated Superb by Avvo

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

  • San Francisco Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Member, Forum Committee on the Entertainment and Sports Industries, 1979-1989
  • State Bar of California
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • The American Association for Justice
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association

Reported Cases


  • Hollis, New York August 1, 1953