Scott S. Orenstein is a reputed attorney focusing his practice in areas like construction, intellectual property, commercial, corporate, government, OSHA, worksite safety, professional liability, and litigation. He is highly skilled in mediation, dispute resolution, and arbitration. Since August 2018, he is a partner at the law firm Gerber Caino Kelly Brady LLP based in Hartford, Connecticut.
He holds the license to practice law in the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. He also appears before the District Court of Connecticut, the District Court of Rhode Island, and the U.S. Federal Court of Claims.
He obtained B.S. in civil engineering from the University of Massachusetts in 1990 and earned the license of a Professional Engineer in 1994 from the state of Connecticut. He worked as a project manager and estimator for a construction contractor for ten years.
Scott Orenstein went to the Quinnipiac University School of Law and earned his JD in law in the year 2001. Today he is a seasoned commercial litigator majorly dealing in construction claims. His construction industry experience is extremely helpful to him while negotiating or litigating construction contract disputes.
The American Dispute Resolution Center has certified him as a dispute arbitrator. He is allowed to serve outside parties. Hence he has represented many property owners, contractors, design professionals, and subcontractors during mediation.
Lawyer S. Orenstein has obtained registration as a patent attorney. He also serves as an editor of the Construction Law and Litigation blog. He is also a frequent speaker on construction industry matters.
He is knowledgeable in different aspects of construction and uses it to benefit his clients. He strives to bring the most economical resolution to any dispute, no matter how big or complex.
He has acquired the membership of the Construction Law Section of the Connecticut Bar Association, and the Rhode Island Bar Association. He is also a member of the CSA-AGC-CMAA Joint Committee, the Associated General Contractors of Connecticut, and the Connecticut Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors.
He started his legal career as an associate with the law firm, Pepe & Hazard LLP in 2003. He started his law firm, Scott S. Orenstein, LLP in 2005. He joined Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C. as a Principal in 2011. Be became the partner of Goldberg Segalla, LLP in 2015.
Attorney Orenstein contributes towards the community and serves as the chairman of the Town of Guilford Standing Building Committee. He has also received the Guilford Public Schools Friend of Education Award in 2015.
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