Scott A. Harford

Top rated Products Liability attorney in New York, New York

Harford, P.C.
Scott A. Harford
Harford, P.C.

Practice Areas: Products Liability, Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in New York since: 2001

Education: Duquesne University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013
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Harford, P.C.

299 Broadway
Suite 1310
New York, NY 10007 Visit website


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.

Most recently, Mr. Harford has been representing individuals catastrophically injured from Legionella bacteria.  He currently represents 15 clients in the Sugar Hill Project outbreak from 2018.  He has also represented clients in Legionella outbreaks in the Bronx, Manhattan, Long Island, Connecticut and New Jersey.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

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

  • 70% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 30% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2000, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:

  • New York Super Lawyer in 2014-2019
  • New York Super Lawyers “Rising Star” under 40 in 2012 and 2013
Educational Background:
  • Mountain Lakes High School
  • Boston College, 1997
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. District Courts for Southern, District of New York
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • U.S. District Court for New Jersey
  • U.S. District Courts for Northern, District of New York
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Courts for Eastern, District of New York
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • New York City Bar Product Liability Committee, Member, 2016
  • New York
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • New York Supreme Court Access to Justice (Uncontested Divorces), 2016
Industry Groups:
  • Product Liability

Office location for Scott A. Harford

299 Broadway
Suite 1310
New York, NY 10007

Phone: 212-390-8983


11 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013

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