D. Scott Elliott


Scott focuses his practice on sophisticated estate and tax planning, business succession planning, and charitable planning. He also represents individual and corporate fiduciaries and beneficiaries in the administration of estates and trusts, as well as probate and trust litigation.

Scott is active in the community, serving on the planned giving committees of numerous charitable organizations, including the Norton Museum of Art, the Palm Beach Opera, and the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties.

Scott earned his undergraduate degree in accounting, magna cum laude, from the University of Florida. He also earned his law degree, cum laude, and a Masters of Law in taxation, magna cum laude, from the University of Florida and was a member of the Order of the Coif.


Martin Schrier Joins Cozen O’Connor’s Miami Office

April 01, 2013

Mr. Schrier, formerly a partner with K&L Gates, focuses his practice on complex business transactions, including domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, restructurings, and venture and growth capital investments.

Cozen O’Connor Grows in Florida With Six Lateral Attorneys: Firm Expands South Florida Presence, Opens Office in West Palm Beach

March 18, 2013

Six attorneys from the firm of Edwards Wildman are joining Cozen O'Connor, in practice areas that include trusts and estates/private client services, real estate, insurance coverage, reinsurance, insurance corporate and regulatory and litigation.


  • University of Florida School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1987
  • University of Florida School of Law, LL.M., magna cum laude, 1988
  • University of Florida, B.A., magna cum laude, 1984
  • Florida