Scott A. Harford

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in New York, NY

Harford, P.C.
 | 299 Broadway, Suite 1310
New York, NY 10007
Phone: 212-390-8983
Fax: 646-895-6475
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

As the founder of Harford, P.C., located in New York, New York, Scott A. Harford devotes his practice to assisting area clients in a wide range of personal injury and wrongful death cases. He has advocated successfully on behalf of plaintiffs who have been harmed by the negligence of others by defective products, faulty medical devices and toxic materials. Mr. Harford's skills in the courtroom and at the negotiating table have earned him a place in the exclusive Million Dollar Advocates Forum. This distinction is only offered to attorneys who have received jury verdicts or settlements in excess of $1 million.

After graduating with honors from Boston College with a Bachelor of Arts in communications in 1997, Mr. Harford went on to earn his Juris Doctor from the Duquesne University School of Law in 2000. While there, Mr. Harford was a member of the Public Interest Law Association and an editor of the Duquesne Law Review. He is licensed to practice law before the state courts of New York and New Jersey, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. Mr. Harford is a member of the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice.

Several of Mr. Harford’s most significant cases have involved individuals who were catastrophically injured after taking prescription or over-the-counter drugs or suffered serious injuries after using defective products. He has also worked with the Consumer Product Safety Commission to secure the voluntary recall of consumer goods. Mr. Harford's successes on behalf of his clients have earned him a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Products (70%): Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

Personal Injury - General (30%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018 Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013

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About Scott Harford

Admitted: 2001, New York

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Honors and Awards:

  • New York Super Lawyer in 2014-2018
  • New York Super Lawyers “Rising Star” under 40 in 2012 and 2013

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York City Bar Product Liability Committee, Member, 2016
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • U.S. District Courts for Northern, District of New York
  • U.S. District Courts for Eastern, District of New York
  • U.S. District Courts for Southern, District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for New Jersey
  • New Jersey
  • New York

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • New York Supreme Court Access to Justice (Uncontested Divorces), 2016

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Duquesne University of Law, Editor for the Duquesne Law Review, 2000
  • "It's Time to Loosen Rule 23's Belt" Problems with Class Action Lawsuits," 28 Duquesne Law Review (Fall 1999)

Educational Background:

  • Boston College, 1997
  • Mountain Lakes High School

Industry Groups

  • Product Liability
Office Location for Scott A. Harford

299 Broadway
Suite 1310
New York, NY 10007

Phone: 212-390-8983

Fax: 646-895-6475


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Last Updated: 3/29/2018

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