Combining both legal and technical expertise, Scott Guarcello’s practice focuses on e-discovery, including topics concerning information governance, preservation, ESI protocols, protective orders, data collection, large-scale document review workflows leveraging technology-based analytical tools, document requests and related responses and objections, and production analyses and management. With over thirteen years of significant complex e-discovery experience, Mr. Guarcello brings an expertise honed by the numerous e-discovery services and training programs that he created, led, and contributed to in key roles while serving as a Senior Managing Attorney for a global e-discovery consulting and services provider.
As a core member of the firm’s litigation practice group, Mr. Guarcello has contributed to the successful settlement recoveries obtained on behalf of investors, totaling over $800 million across numerous cases, including City of Hollywood Police Officers’ Retirement System and Pembroke Pines Pension Fund for Firefighters and Police Officers v. Henry Schein, Inc., et al.; Plymouth County Retirement System v. Patterson Companies, Inc., et al.; Peace Officers’ Annuity and Benefit Fund of Georgia, et al. v. DaVita Inc., et al.; and In re Wells Fargo & Company Shareholder Derivative Litigation.
Mr. Guarcello earned a Bachelor of Science from Stetson University and received a Juris Doctor from Florida International University where he graduated cum laude with a concentration in securities law. He was a regular recipient of the Dean’s List Award and received the CALI Book Awards for the Complex Litigation and Corporate Tax courses. Mr. Guarcello has been awarded Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch!” 2023-2024, Palm Beach Illustrated “Top Attorney” 2020-2022, Super Lawyers “Rising Star” 2020, and the Florida Trend “Legal Elite” Award 2017-2018, and holds extensive e-discovery-related certifications. As an active participant in the e-discovery community, Mr. Guarcello has been a guest speaker for both small and large groups and is a member of The Sedona Conference.