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Previously published on Fowler White Boggs merged with Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney on March 14, 2014.

Tampa, FL – Scott Richards, an associate with the law firm of Fowler White Boggs, was recently selected to participate in the Tampa Connection Class of 2012-2013.  Since 1985, The Tampa Connection has provided corporations and businesses with an exclusive program to develop effective corporate and community leaders. The Tampa Connection provides a unique opportunity for executives to enhance their leadership and relationship/networking skills, as well as strengthen their knowledge on improving the Tampa Bay Community.

Scott Richards is a member of the Financial Services Litigation Practice Group.  He handles admiralty/maritime matters, complex commercial litigation, construction litigation, health law litigation, and class action litigation, in state and federal courts.  Mr. Richards's admiralty practice has allowed him to work on maritime lien foreclosures, OPA issues, vessel sales, stowaway issues, and vessel insurance disputes.  With a civil engineering background and licensure, Mr. Richards spent several years working as a geotechnical lab technician and geotechnical engineer, thereby becoming intimately familiar with the practice and developing an understanding that only comes through experience.  In applying this experience, he is able to effectively communicate with construction industry professionals and has assisted with several construction litigation matters.  Additionally, Mr. Richards practices healthcare litigation representing hospitals and insurers in matters involving debt collection, consumer complaints, and the applicability of policies. He received his B.A., cum laude, from the University of South Florida and his J.D. from Stetson University College of Law. 

Providing comprehensive legal services to our clients for nearly 70 years, Fowler White Boggs is one of Florida’s most respected law firms.  Our Firm is internationally connected with a Florida focus with 140 attorneys in five offices located in Tampa, Fort Myers, Tallahassee, Jacksonville, and Fort Lauderdale.