Scott S. Rosenthal
Scott has been with this Firm from its earliest stages – starting as an associate with Wilsman & Schoonover, moving to Partner with Schoonover, Andrews, Rosenthal and now as Senior Partner with Rosenthal | Thurman | Lane. As such, he has been a mainstay for the Firm’s philosophy, focus and standards for outstanding representation of his clients. The majority of Scott’s practice is focused on the area of domestic relations and family law. This includes divorce practice, child custody and support, as well as a juvenile court practice. Notably, Scott has also argued before the 9th, 11thand 8thDistrict Courts of Appeals, helping to establish case law that is followed as precedent throughout Ohio.
Scott is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Family Law Section. He has lectured at continuing education seminars on various topics, including the valuation of separate property assets in divorce matters and tax issues. In support of a wide range of clients, Scott has litigated numerous cases throughout Northeastern Ohio including: Ashtabula, Lake, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Summit, Portage, Richmond, Lorain, Medina and Huron counties.
Scott has been involved in some of the largest and most difficult cases in domestic relations litigation in Northeastern Ohio. He also devotes a significant portion of his family law practice to alternative dispute resolution approaches, which includes collaborative law and principled negotiation matters. Additionally, in the course of representing a diverse clientele, Scott recently expanded his practice to Probate litigation as well as Probate Court guardianships and trusteeships.
Scott graduated from Miami (Ohio) University in 1993, with a major in Political Science and a minor in History. He received his Juris Doctor from Cleveland Marshall College of Law in 1997, where he was a member of the Moot Court Team and was awarded the Order of Barristers for excellence.
Born in Shaker Heights, Scott currently lives in Bainbridge, Ohio with his wife, two young children and two golden retrievers. Scott has maintained a presence in his community by volunteering for various charitable causes, as well as coaching youth basketball for the last four years. Scott previously served as a Member of the Cleveland Warehouse District Board of Governors and as a member of the Achievement Centers for Children.