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Scott is a Partner in SGR's Construction Practice. He has substantial experience representing owners, contractors, subcontractors, engineers, architects, suppliers, manufacturers, and vendors in construction, commercial and other business matters. His practice primarily consists of drafting and reviewing construction contracts, providing advice during construction and construction litigation, arbitration and mediation. Scott has authored numerous publications and was the primary drafter of the Associated Owners and Developers’ AOD 2002 – Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Contractor Where the Price Is Fixed or Lump Sum, and the Associated Owners and Developers’ AOD 2003 – Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Contractor for Work on a Cost Plus Fee Basis With a Guaranteed Maximum Price. He has given seminars throughout the U.S. and Europe concerning construction contracts, implied contract obligations, claims, green building, construction insurance, and mechanics lien law. Scott is a part time instructor at the Georgia Institute of Technology teaching Design and Construction Law.


Georgia Super Lawyers - Construction Litigation (2009-2010).

Chambers USA - Construction (2007-2013, 2019).

Lorman 2017 Platinum Distinguished Faculty.

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association – Construction Forum

American Institute of Architects

Georgia Utility Contractor’s Association


University of Georgia (J.D., cum laude); Iowa State University (B.S., Construction Engineering).