During more than two decades as a litigator, Scott has built a diverse practice with particular focus and deep experience in complex commercial litigation, class actions, antitrust, intellectual property, and constitutional law. He represents plaintiffs and defendants, at both the trial and appellate levels (including before the U.S. Supreme Court). Scott strives to help clients achieve the best possible outcomes through a combination of creativity, original thinking, tenacity, and a commitment to excellence in both written and oral advocacy.
While maintaining a busy litigation docket, Scott has taught a constitutional law seminar at Georgetown Law School as an adjunct professor, and actively writes on a range of legal issues. In addition to his scholarly articles published in law reviews, Scott’s opinion pieces have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Christian Science Monitor, Forbes, Huffington Post, Salon, and Wired. His book, We're All Journalists Now: The Transformation of the Press and Reshaping of the Law in the Internet Age, was published by Simon & Schuster’s Free Press. He has also arbitrated attorney-client fee disputes for more than 20 years for the District of Columbia Bar’s Attorney/Client Arbitration Board.
Scott is co-leader of the Class Actions, Opt-Outs, and Multidistrict Litigation practice group.