Scott G. Stettler, California Worker's Compensation Defense Attorney




Scott G. Stettler, Esq helps round out the worker’s compensation defense expertise that Siegel, Moreno and Stettler is known for. With deep experience within the insurance industry, Mr. Stettler excels at understanding how to defend worker's compensation claims in California from the perspective of both an experienced litigator and claims handler. 


California Practice Specialties


  • Defense of worker's compensation claims
  • Serious and Willful Misconduct and 132(a) discrimination claims
  • Worker's compensation subrogation
  • School district worker's compensation defense


Professional Memberships and Honors


  • Two american jurisprudence awards
  • Two corpus juris secundum awards




Mr. Stettler earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Ohio University in 1989. Mr. Stettler received his law degree, cum laude, from the University of San Diego School of Law.


Prior to graduation from law school, Mr. Stettler was employed by Golden Eagle Insurance for eight years. His experience was primarily related to the defense of workers’ compensation claims. He served in their litigation department as a hearing representative for three years. While in the litigation department, he was responsible for litigation management and handled appearances throughout the Southern California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Boards. In addition, he aided in the evaluation of OBAE audit functions conducted by the state. Prior to departing Golden Eagle Insurance, he was promoted to manage the subrogation department. During his tenure as manager, the subrogation department was seen as a leader in the industry for paid loss return percentages.


Following Mr. Stettler’s graduation from the University of San Diego, he joined the Law Firm of Siegel & Moreno as an associate.