Vanek, Vickers & Masini, P.C. | Chicago Business Law and Risk Management | Scott Ruksakiati
Scott  A. Ruksakiati


Construction Law
Insurance & Loss Recovery
Product Liability
Warehousing and Transportation Law


J.D., DePaul University, 1993

B.A., Indiana University, 1990


  • Illinois
  • 5th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • 7th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Northern District of Illinois
  • Federal Trial Bar - Northern District of Illinois
  • Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • District of Nebraska


  • 2015 and 2017 AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
Scott A. Ruksakiati
Tel: 312-224-1522
Fax: 312-224-1510

Scott Ruksakiati is a partner at Vanek, Vickers & Masini. In more than 20 years of practicing law, he has represented clients in diverse and challenging complex commercial litigation matters including construction law, professional liability defense, first-party insurance matters, insurance loss recovery matters, product liability litigation, and media law.

In the area of construction law, Mr. Ruksakiati has successfully represented architects, engineers, construction managers and contractors and sub-contractors in multi-million dollar claims of property damage, personal injury and copyright infringement in multiple forums including trial, arbitration and mediation. He has also prosecuted and defended mechanic’s lien actions and counseled construction professionals in contract negotiation and formation strategies.

In the area of first-party insurance litigation, Mr. Ruksakiati has successfully represented policyholders in claims involving property damage and disputed business interruption losses from catastrophic events. He also regularly advises policyholders regarding their rights and obligations under general liability insurance policies and fidelity bonds.

Mr. Ruksakiati received his undergraduate degree from Indiana University in 1990 and his law degree from DePaul University in 1993.