Reid A. Cocalis, is a Director with Tripp Scott. His litigation practice encompasses complex commercial litigation, medical malpractice and health care law and product liability. Cocalis also handles personal injury and wrongful death cases. Cocalis is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Rated by Martindale Hubbell® since 2003.
Cocalis has over 20 years experience practicing law and is a certified arbitrator. Prior to joining Tripp Scott, he was a partner at Conrad Scherer where he lead the firm’s litigation team and handled a wide variety of cases including mega-financial frauds, personal injury, admiralty, libel and slander, administrative law and medical malpractice. He is particularly well-versed in cases involving science and medicine.
In addition to his experience handling high-level complex litigation cases, Cocalis has been part of the recovery efforts undertaken in state court on behalf of victims of the infamous billion dollar Ponzi scheme orchestrated by Scott Rothstein. Notably, on behalf of 34 clients who suffered over $186 million dollars in damages, Cocalis’ was part of the team that achieved an historic settlement returning investors what is said to be the highest percentages of recovery for victims of a Ponzi scheme. News outlets described the settlement as a "huge victory" and a "landmark" lawsuit.