Scott G. Christesen

Scott G. Christesen

Partner since 2004
Hauppauge, New York

Scott Christesen is a partner in the firm of FKSFPC and has been so since 2004.

He joined the firm as an associate attorney in 1991 after graduating from St. John's University School of Law.

Mr. Christesen heads the firm's Appellate Practice Group. He has briefed and argued more than 120 appeals before the Appellate Division First Department, Appellate Division Second Department and United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. In addition, he frequently handles and coordinates activities relating to substantive motions at the trial and pretrial levels.

Areas of Practice

  • Professional Negligence Claims
  • General Liability Claims
  • Appellate Practice

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1992
  • Connecticut, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York


  • St. John's University School of Law, Jamaica, New York
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1991
  • St John's University College of Pharmacy & Allied Health Professionals, Jamaica, New York
    • B.S. - 1984
    • Major: Pharmacy


  • Medical Malpractice Seminar, NY State Bar Association, 2012 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • New York Super Lawyer, 2014 - 2019

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member, 1988 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association, Member, 1992 - Present
  • Suffolk County Bar Association, 1991 - Present
  • Nassau Suffolk Trial Lawyers, Member, 2010 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Amvets