Francis J. Scahill

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Insurance Coverage Attorney in Bethpage, NY

Scahill Law Group P.C.
1065 Stewart Ave, Suite 210
Bethpage, NY 11714
Phone: 516-855-3954
Fax: 516-873-6229
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010, 2013 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas: Insurance Coverage (50%), Civil Litigation: Defense (50%)
Attorney Profile

Managing partner at Scahill Law Group P.C., Francis J. Scahill represents clients in New York City, New York, and Long Island. His practice is focused on personal injury matters, including the following: uninsured motorist/supplemental uninsured motorist, premises liability, fraud investigations, insurance coverage litigation, labor law litigation, general litigation, construction litigation, no-fault litigation and automobile litigation. With more than 100 trial wins and many cases involving more than $1 million, he has substantial insight and experience in the legal arena of insurance matters.

In 1981, Mr. Scahill earned a Bachelor of Arts from Fordham University. He then moved on to law school at St. John’s University School of Law, where he graduated in 1984 with his Juris Doctor. Now admitted to practice in the state of New York, he is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Mr. Scahill has been asked to share his knowledge and experience through lectures and writings for the Queens County Bar Association Journal, the Cooperative Housing Law and Practice, the New York Law Journal and the New York State Bar Journal. He also provides trial tips and insight into the insurance defense industry as the author of iNews, the firm’s popular newsletter.

His career was started when he partnered with an FBI agent and built one of the most recognized law firms in the state of New York for insurance defense litigation and trial law. For almost four decades, Mr. Scahill has honed his talents to better represent clients in a wide range of industries who are facing costly lawsuits.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Insurance Coverage
  • 50%Civil Litigation: Defense
Focus Areas



10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2010, 2013 - 2021

About Francis J. Scahill

Admitted: 1985, New York

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Pro Bono Work Scahill Law Group PC is Pro Bono Counsel to the United States Marine Garrison in Garden City and the United States Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn. Representation of active-duty personnel in Civil and Criminal matters is coordinated through the JAG offices in Garden City and Brooklyn. Everyone in the firm participates in the program. Our legal services may involve an adoption, real estate transactions, divorce, criminal matter, or other areas of the law. We are proud to offer Pro Bono legal services to active-duty military personnel.

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Federal District Court - Eastern Districts - July, 1985
  • Federal District Court - Southern Districts - July, 1985
  • New York State - May, 1985

Educational Background

  • Fordham University, Bronx, New York, B.A. - January 1981

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • New York Law Journal “New York No-Fault Law: A Comparative Analysis”- 4/14/08
  • New York State Bar Journal “Bad Faith Litigation: A Window Period on the Horizon” - 11/91
  • New York Law Journal “State Rule v. Federal Pre-emption: The Controversy Continues” - 12/4/87
  • Cooperative Housing Law & Practice “Flip Taxes” Matthew Bender Publisher, New York, 1986
  • Queens County Bar Association Journal “Baby M - The Dilemma and the Controversy - 3/86
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Office Location for Francis J. Scahill

1065 Stewart Ave
Suite 210
Bethpage, NY 11714

Phone: 516-855-3954

Fax: 516-873-6229

Last Updated: 6/3/2021

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