Scott Blakeley is a skilled litigator who has earned an outstanding reputation within the healthcare community for consistently achieving impressive results. As a WSHB partner based in Southern California, Scott focuses his practice on representing healthcare practitioners and groups, health maintenance organizations, and healthcare facilities, as well as government entities and agencies. Scott specializes in handling professional and general liability cases involving medical malpractice, elder and dependent neglect, patient rights violations, managed care liability, civil rights violations and ADA claims, and all facets of complex tort and casualty claims.

With almost 20-years of experience and an impressive track record as lead counsel in nearly 500 high-stakes Superior Court and binding arbitration lawsuits, Scott has demonstrated unwavering dedication for seeking justice for his clients. His determination, strategic approach, and meticulous nature have time and again secured favorable outcomes.

Scott brings to each matter a personal appreciation for the healthcare professionals who serve our community, and an in-depth understanding of the legal issues and nuance representing clients faced with critical demands. His depth of knowledge coupled with his litigation skill set make him uniquely equipped to achieve consistent results.

Scott is a proud native of Cleveland, Ohio. After graduating from Cleveland State University with a focus in his studies on bioethics, he made Southern California his home in 2004, where he went on to attend Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles. Scott spent a decade as a shareholder in a storied state-wide medical malpractice defense firm before joining WSHB. When he's not advocating for his clients, Scott channels his competitive spirit into cheering for his beloved Cleveland sports teams.



  • Southwestern Law School (J.D., 2007)
  • Cleveland State University (B.A., 2004, magna cum laude

Licensed to Practice in

  • California


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