Charles Scott joined the law firm of Gary, Williams, Parenti, Watson and Gary, P.L.L.C. in 2010 as a litigation intern. Charles has worked in personal injury and wrongful death law in most of the firm’s practice areas, but specializes in tobacco litigation. Charles helps coordinate and manage the day-to-day tasks involved with both personal injury and wrongful death cases arising from Big Tobacco’s defective products and ongoing conspiracy. He helps advocate for Florida smokers who suffered smoking-related illnesses and deaths as a result of Big Tobacco’s negligence. Charles has worked on every one of the firm’s tobacco trials.
Originally from Ohio, Charles did his undergraduate studies at the University of Kentucky. While in undergrad, he worked for the University of Kentucky Athletics Association and spent time studying at the Universidad de Belgrano in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He received his JD in 2014 from Nova Southeastern Shepard Broad Law Center, where he worked as research assistant and received the Dean’s Award of Professionalism. Charles also studied international law at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, where he won a book award in international studies.
He likes to spend his down time mentoring young people and travelling with his family and friends. He’s an avid reader and supporter of his University of Kentucky Wildcats.