S. Scott Bluestein

Top rated Transportation & Maritime attorney in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

Bluestein Law Firm, P.A.
S. Scott Bluestein
Bluestein Law Firm, P.A.

Practice Areas: Transportation & Maritime, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation; view more

Licensed in South Carolina since: 1992

Education: University of South Carolina School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023

Bluestein Law Firm, P.A.

266 West Coleman Blvd
Suite 103
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 Visit website


Attorney S. Scott Bluestein is the founder and owner of Bluestein Law Firm, P.A., which has law offices in Mt. Pleasant and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. A nationally ranked trial lawyer with more than 28 years of total legal experience, Mr. Bluestein provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout South Carolina's low country and coastal communities, including Charleston, Beaufort, Georgetown and Myrtle Beach, who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Maritime and admiralty claims

· Boating accidents

· Jones Act and Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act claims

· Diving and offshore injuries

· International maritime law

· Boat manufacturing liability

· All other marine and watercraft-related matters

· Personal injury

· Workers' compensation

Having represented hundreds of clients throughout the Gulf Coast states and along the Eastern Seaboard, Mr. Bluestein has gained a reputation as a leader in all areas of maritime and admiralty law, and he has achieved significant success helping his clients obtain the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve for their legal challenges as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Bluestein is AV Preeminent peer-review rated* through Martindale-Hubbell along with many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers, and he has received numerous testimonials from his satisfied clients.

A 1989 graduate of the University of Florida, Mr. Bluestein obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1992. He also received his Master of Law in admiralty law from Tulane Law School in New Orleans in 1993. 

He holds his license to practice in Louisiana and South Carolina, and he is admitted to practice before the all U.S. District Courts for the Districts of Louisiana and the District of South Carolina as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th and 5th Circuits and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mr. Bluestein is also a member of the South Carolina Bar and the South Carolina Marine Association. He is also a member of the United States Power Squadrons, and he has served as chairman of the American Association for Justice's Admiralty Law Section as well as on the Practice and Procedure and Cargo Committees of the Maritime Law Association of the United States.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Transportation/Maritime, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Workers' Compensation: Claimant

Focus areas

Admiralty & Maritime Law, Brain Injury, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Transportation Law, Wrongful Death

  • 40% Transportation/Maritime
  • 30% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30% Workers' Compensation: Claimant

First Admitted: 1992, South Carolina

Professional Webpage: https://www.bluesteinlawoffice.com/attorney/bluestein-s-scot...

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • South Carolina Marine Association, Member
  • United States Power Squadrons, Member
  • Maritime Law Association of the United States, Member, Committees on: Practice and Procedure; Cargo
  • Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute, Port Director, 2002 to 2003
  • The American Association for Justice, Admiralty Law Section, Chairman
  • South Carolina Bar
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 1993
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1993
  • Louisiana, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, 1993
  • South Carolina, 1992
  • AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale Hubbell
Educational Background:
  • Tulane University School of Law, Masters of Laws in Admiralty
  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana, LL.M., Major: Admiralty - 1993
  • University of Florida, B.A., 1989
Industry Groups:
  • Defense Base Act
  • Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act
  • South Carolina Workers' Compensation Act

Office location for S. Scott Bluestein

266 West Coleman Blvd
Suite 103
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

Phone: 843-577-3092


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023

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