David M. Scott

Managing Partner

David Scott is the managing partner of our Columbus office.  He applies his skills as a litigator, arbitrator, mediator, and negotiator to resolve all manner of business, real estate, and construction conflicts. 

David won Central Ohio’s largest jury verdict in 2011, he is rated “AV® Preeminent™” by Martindale-Hubbell® (signifying “the highest level of professional excellence”), he is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and he is a LEED® Accredited Professional.  He represents numerous NYSE-listed global enterprises, for which he has developed proprietary litigation systems to accelerate workflow efficiencies.

Contact Information

250 Civic Center Drive, Suite 300. Columbus, Ohio 43215
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Education

The Ohio State University College of Law, J.D.
The Ohio State University, B.A.

Overview

David works meticulously and relentlessly to resolve disputes for his clients as quickly and efficiently as possible. 

He holds a black belt in the Korean martial art Tang Soo Do.  When he is not desperately trying to recover his lost form, he enjoys traveling and spending time with his two daughters, one Doberman and one cat.

Presentations & Publications

  • "Slam the Brakes on Drive-By ADA Claims," International Council of Shopping Centers (2018)
  • "Challenges and Opportunities in the Workplace Wellness Movement," DesignColumbus (2017)
  • "Doing Good by Doing WELL," BMD Healthcare and Innovation Summit (2018)
  • "Leveraging Green Schools for Market Transforation," Greenbuild (2014)

Professional Honors & Awards

  • Rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • LEED® Accredited Professional
  • Forty Under 40 (2012)

Court & Bar Associations

  • Ohio Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Board of Directors, U.S. Green Building Council, Ohio Chapter (2016 - present)
  • Statewide Advocacy Chair, U.S. Green Building Council, Ohio Chapter (2016 - present)
  • Board of Directors, U.S. Green Building Council, Central Ohio Chapter (2010 – 2016)
  • Board of Directors, Local Matters, Local Ohio Foods (2009-2013)
  • Secretary, Alpha Sigma of Kappa Sigma House Company (2008-2012)
  • Meritas, Business Development Committee (2008-2009)
  • Meritas, Leadership Institute Chairman (2007-2008)
  • Vice President, Alpha Sigma of Kappa Sigma Alumni Association (2007-2008)
  • Columbus Bar Association Clothes Drive
  • Columbus Food Bank
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