Results: Scott is one of California’s most successful trial lawyers. In recent years, he has tried 25 commercial cases to verdict as lead counsel – winning 23. His trial record enables him to obtain favorable settlements in the vast majority of those cases that do not reach trial. He also has nine published opinions as lead counsel.
Awards: Scott was recognized by the California Daily Journal as a “Top 20 Attorney Under Age 40” at age 31. Scott has been consistently identified by the bench and bar as a California “Top 100 SuperLawyer.”As a recognized expert on trial strategy, Scott lectures frequently at bar-approved CLE seminars on topics including jury selection, cross-examination, and closing argument.
Recent Wins: A unanimous Court of Appeal recently ruled that Scott prevailed as lead trial counsel in a consumer class action where class damages exceeded $50 million. Scott also won a unanimous $47.4 million verdict for a Fortune 500 company in a trade secrets case (at the time, the largest punitive damage award ever in San Diego Federal Court); and over a dozen complete defense verdicts.
Interests: Scott has completed over 20 marathons and half marathons. He spends his spare time exploring Hawaii with his wife and two daughters.