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Hecht, Scott C.

Contact Information:

Name: Hecht, Scott C.
Address: 1201 Walnut Street, Suite 2900, Kansas City, MO 64106-2150
Phone: 816-691-3120
Fax: 816-691-3495
Practice Region: Kansas City, KS

Bar Admissions

District of Kansas: 16492 ()
Others: Missouri 1993; W. D. Mo.; E. D. Mo.; United States Courts of Appeals for the 7th, 8th and 10th Circuits
In Good Standing: Yes

ADR Experience

Experience: Mediated a complex insurance case in which the demand was in eight figures; Mediated a class action case in which the demand was in nine figures; participated as advocate in dozens of mediations of insurance disputes, ERISA disputes, and as insurance counsel in mediations involving construction, personal injury, civil rights, ERISA, and other matters
Lead Mediator Sessions: 2
Co-Mediator Sessions:  
Counsel for a Party Sessions: 21

ADR Training

Course Info: Completed \\\"Mediation Training for Civil Cases,\\\" provided by Univ. of Mo. School of Law on April 1, 2, and 9 2021; 25.5 Missouri CLE credit hours, including 3 ethics credit hours
Total CME Hours: 25.5
Approved Mediator for Civil Cases by the State of Kansas: No

Legal Experience

Experience: Attorney in private practice. Primary focus is litigating commercial insurance disputes on behalf of business clients and advising business clients concerning commercial insurance matters. Other practices include defending business clients and fiduciaries with respect to ERISA claims, including class actions, and governmental investigations.
Active Litigation: 28 Years
50% representing Plaintiffs
50% representing Defendants
80% in Federal Courts
20% in State Courts
Other Experience: While for the last twenty years my practice has primarily involved disputes concerning commercial insurance and ERISA matters, early on in my career my practice primarily involved litigating employment disputes.
Education: J.D. Harvard Law School 1993; B. A. Econ. Southwestern College (Winfield, KS) 1990
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Fee Structure

Rate: Hourly, currently $595; amenable to flat fee or daily rate, subject to negotiation