PRACTICE AREAS:

EDUCATION:

  • J.D., DePaul University, 1993
  • B.A., Indiana University, 1990

ADMISSIONS:

  • Illinois
  • 5th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • 7th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Northern District of Illinois
  • Federal Trial Bar – Northern District of Illinois
  • Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • District of Nebraska

Scott Ruksakiati

Partner

BIOGRAPHY

Scott Ruksakiati is a partner at Masini, Vickers, Ruksakiati & Hadsell, P.C. In more than 25 years of practicing law, he has represented clients in diverse and challenging complex commercial litigation matters including construction law, professional liability defense, first-party insurance matters, insurance loss recovery matters, product liability litigation, and media law.

In the area of construction law, Mr. Ruksakiati has successfully represented owners, architects, engineers, construction managers and contractors and sub-contractors in multi-million dollar claims of property damage, personal injury and copyright infringement in multiple forums including trial, arbitration and mediation. He has also prosecuted and defended mechanic’s lien actions and counseled construction professionals in contract negotiation and formation strategies.

In the area of first-party insurance litigation, Mr. Ruksakiati has successfully represented policyholders in claims involving property damage and disputed business interruption losses from catastrophic events. He also regularly advises policyholders regarding their rights and obligations under general liability insurance policies and fidelity bonds.

    HONORS

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell