Salvatore G. Scro

Special Counsel

Sarasota Office
T: 941.807.8803


Salvatore G. Scro is special counsel in Ball Janik LLP’s Construction Defect and Litigation practice groups. Mr. Scro is Board Certified in Construction Law by The Florida Bar. He focuses on all aspects of complex construction defect litigation, condominium and homeowner association turnover matters, real estate transactions and closings, including all aspects of civil litigation, contract and business matters and litigation, and personal injury.

Mr. Scro’s experience spans 33 years and includes various areas of litigation, real estate, and business matters in New York and Florida. He practiced in Syracuse, New York (Scro Law Office) from 1988 until 2006, when he relocated to Florida, joined, and later became a partner in a Sarasota-based law firm. Since then, he has concentrated his practice on representing homeowners, homeowner associations, and condominium associations in complex construction defect litigation and turnover matters. He also represents clients in business, civil and personal injury litigation matters, and commercial and residential real estate transactions.

Mr. Scro received his undergraduate degree from St. John Fisher College in 1984 and his Juris Doctorate from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 1987. He is admitted to the Florida (1989), New York (1988), and  Washington, D.C. (1990) bars and is admitted to practice in the Federal Court for the Middle District of Florida. He is an active member of the Florida Bar Association, Sarasota County Bar Association, and the D.C. Bar Association. Mr. Scro also served as an arbitrator for the City Court for the City of Syracuse, New York.

In addition to his professional engagements, Mr. Scro is dedicated to the community. He is the former President of the Gulf Coast Basketball Officials Association and has been a member of the Community Associations Institute for Central Florida, South Gulf Coast, Suncoast, and West Florida Chapters.


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan, J.D., 1987
  • St. John Fisher College, Rochester, New York, B.A., 1984


  • Lecturer and Speaker, Approved Course Provider with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR)


  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • District of Columbia
  • New York

    Kelly Corcoran is an insurance coverage attorney focused on resolving complex insurance coverage disputes on behalf of individual and corporate policyholders in their pursuit to recover claims. He has significant experience in handling construction defect coverage issues involving commercial and residential buildings including apartment complexes, condominiums, and single-family homes, as well as other coverage issues involving personal injury and property damage claims. Mr. Corcoran was selected to the Florida Rising Stars list, published in Super Lawyers Magazine, 2016-2018. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

    Before joining Ball Janik LLP, Mr. Corcoran served as coverage counsel for several national insurers, in which he gained invaluable experience in understanding how insurance companies defend themselves in legal battles with claimants and policyholders. His experience includes litigating disputes arising under commercial, homeowners, automobile and general liability policies.

    Mr. Corcoran has been involved with coverage issues ranging from improperly installed roofs, fire sprinkler systems, curtain wall systems, and post-tension cables to large multi-district litigation involving Chinese drywall and FEMA Formaldehyde Travel Trailers. Mr. Corcoran is well-versed in primary and excess insurance policies, policy interpretations, as well as insurance policies covering subcontractors and additional insureds. He has numerous published opinions in the areas of tort and insurance law, including Claudio v. Regaldo, 116 So.3d 451 (Fla. 2d DCA 2013).

    Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Corcoran was a partner in the second oldest law firm in Florida, Walton Lantaff Schroeder & Carson LLP. On a personal note, Mr. Corcoran enjoys spending his free time with his wife, daughter, son, and two dogs.