J. Scott Tarbutton


J. Scott Tarbutton concentrates his practice in subrogation and recovery.

Scott received his Bachelor of Arts in 1993 from Fordham University. In 2001, he received his law degree from Catholic University Columbus School of Law, where he was a member of The Catholic Law Review.


Admitted only in Pennsylvania; practicing under the supervision of members of Cozen O’Connor, P.C.



Cozen O’Connor’s Interview with Al Qaeda Operative Renews Focus on Saudi Arabia and 9/11

February 09, 2015

Cozen O’Connor attorneys recently interviewed imprisoned former Al Qaeda operative, Zacarias Moussaoui, after Moussaoui wrote to the presiding judge requesting the opportunity to testify in the 9/11 lawsuit against Saudi Arabia. In his sworn statement to Cozen O'Connor attorneys at the “Supermax” prison in Colorado, Moussaoui testified that prominent members of Saudi Arabia’s royal family were donors to bin Laden’s terrorist organization in the late 1990s. His testimony has sparked renewed interest in the evidence Cozen O’Connor has developed in support of the claims against the desert Kingdom.

Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Make Media Appearances

June 27, 2008

Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Make Media Appearances

Cozen O’Connor Names Its 2007 Pro Bono Honor Roll

April 08, 2008

Cozen O’Connor has announced that 61 attorneys and 8 paralegals have been named to the firm’s 2007 Pro Bono Honor Roll.


Fall 2007 [Subrogation and Recovery Observer]

October 01, 2007

Fall 2007 - Subrogation and Recovery Observer - As football season gets underway and the exciting post-season baseball action has
started, Cozen O’Connor’s Subrogation Department is pleased to announce the continued expansion of our team roster. The Fall 2007 edition of the Subro Observer includes the introduction of five new attorneys in Philadelphia, Charlotte, Chicago, San Diego, and Los Angeles.

Discovery of Communications with the Expert Witness [Subrogation and Recovery - Articles and Papers]

January 16, 2006

Discovery of Communications with the Expert Witness - Subrogation and Recovery - Articles and Papers - 8 pgs total. Topics: The Work Product Doctrine And Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26; The Work Product Doctrine – Division Among The Federal Courts As To Whether, And To What Degree; The Work Product Privilege Applies To Discovery Material Presented To An Expert Witness Who Will Testify At Trial,; Discovery Of Oral Communications Between The Attorney And Expert Witness; Discovery Of The Expert’s Draft Reports.

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  • The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, J.D., 2001
  • Fordham University, B.A., 1993
  • Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association