Scott Hammer

Scott Hammer, Attorney at Law, received his undergraduate degree at Georgetown University and earned his J.D. at John Marshall Law School. For over 30 years he has concentrated his practice on representing mental health professionals. He has considerable experience in handling mental health malpractice cases, risk management issues, mental health confidentiality, contracts and defense of licensure actions. Scott is the past Chairman of the Chicago Bar Association Mental Health and Disability Law Committee and he was recently appointed to the Illinois State Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Mental Health Law. He is on Counsel to the national litigation law firm Wilson Elser. He has handled more psychiatric malpractice cases and events than any other attorney in Chicago.