Scott Mitchell Fischer Partner

Scott Mitchell Fischer joined the law offices of Gordon & Partners in 2005 after having spent a number of prior years working as a defense lawyer.

Scott is a competitor by nature who is well known for passionately and aggressively advocating for the rights of his clients, including victims of nursing home abuse and neglect, assisted living facility abuse and neglect, hospital negligence, and victims of serious motor vehicle accidents.

Scott has an established track record of success. The defense industry is well aware of his abilities and they often settle to avoid facing him in Court. When cases do not settle out of Court before trial, Scott is always well prepared to obtain justice in trial and he has obtained jury verdicts totaling many millions of dollars.

In 2019, Scott conducted a three-week jury trial on behalf of a 97-year-old woman who died after suffering a heat stroke at an Assisted Living Facility. The trial resulted in a verdict of $6,000,000 for Scott's client. Below is a video of a news release regarding the $6,000,000 verdict:

Scott also recently won a trial against a hospital in a case where Scott's client fell out of the hospital bed and suffered a broken hip. The jury awarded over $900,000 to Scott's client. That trial was televised on the Courtroom View Network and below is a video of Scott's closing argument from that trial:

Scott has handled many high-profile cases. Below are videos of recent investigative news reports from Scott’s cases where nursing homes failed to be prepared to handle the coronavirus crisis and failed to properly provide backup power to their facilities after hurricanes hit and shut off the power.

Below are links to numerous articles from some of Scott’s verdicts and lawsuits.

South Florida elder care facilities still without backup power, two years after law passed (

Amputee wins lawsuit against nursing home (

Family wins $6M after woman falls, left in heat and dies at assisted living facility (

Gordon & Doner's Scott Fischer Wins Nearly Million-Dollar Verdict With Scathing Close in Patient Fall Trial (

Lawsuit claims woman died in West Palm nursing home due to post-Irma heat (

Family sues assisted living facility where mother suffered burns (

Man claims Boca Raton nursing home did not save mother from choking (

Family says elderly man died after ambulance company dropped him off at wrong house (

One dead as more Jupiter Rehab Center residents test positive for COVID (


  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • The Florida Justice Association
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Palm Beach Justice Association
  • The Florida Bar

Awards & Associations

  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite
  • Florida Super Lawyers®

Bar Admission

  • 2000, Florida


  • University of Florida, BS—1997
  • University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law, JD—2000

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