Scott is a shareholder in the commercial and real property litigation groups. He has previously served on the firm’s Management and Compensation Committees, and is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in both Civil Trial Law and Business Litigation. Scott is licensed in Florida and Georgia, and concentrates his practice on litigation involving business disputes, real estate and land use issues, as well as complex commercial litigation. Scott has extensive experience in prosecuting and defending lawsuits involving zoning and land use issues, claims for fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, deceptive and unfair trade practices, class action claims, breach of contract, condemnation, Section 1983 claims, property tax issues, land title claims, corporate and partnership disputes, commercial leasing disputes, and other business torts and real property issues.
Scott has been involved in litigating several cases with significant impact upon the business and development community. These cases include significant (seven and eight figure) damages awards and settlements for clients, defense judgments for clients, and multiple court rulings allowing development plans of clients to proceed (condo towers, cell towers, single family, industrial, retail, office, and mixed use developments). Scott’s appellate experience includes primary responsibility for appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court, Florida Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals, and Florida’s District Courts of Appeal.