Clients look to Scott when the going gets rough. He defends client interests across the board, with a firm grasp of the issues involved and a clear understanding of business objectives.


A highly skilled trial lawyer, Scott litigates key business issues arising from complex civil litigation. He has extensive legal knowledge in a wide array of industries, with a focus on energy-related trial and appellate work, arbitrations, and administrative and regulatory proceedings.

Scott draws on his experience as assistant general counsel for litigation at NRG Energy, Inc. and two decades of business litigation to support industries and define legal issues critical to U.S. business in our country and abroad.


With an aptitude for winning company-defining cases for his business clients, Scott’s notable victories have involved an array of issues involving energy, transportation, defective products, real estate, municipal licensing and employment.

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional & Civic Activities

Energy Bar Association

American Bar Association

Minnesota State Bar Association

Hennepin County Bar Association

American Association for Justice

Minnesota Association for Justice 


  • Minnesota
  • North Dakota
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Supreme Court


Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1981

University of Illinois, M.Ed., with honors, 1978

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