Professional Experience: Scott divides his time between the practice of law and serving as the firm’s President. As President Scott is responsible for day-to-day oversight of the firm’s four offices and over 100 employees stretching across the Florida Panhandle. Prior to serving as President, he was a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee and Chairman of the Commercial Litigation Department.
Scott actively represents business clients impacted by the Deepwater Horizon Accident in the Gulf of Mexico. He also maintains an active practice focused on commercial defaults, workouts, and reorganizations. In that capacity he works with individuals, banks, and businesses in Florida state and federal courts. He has substantial experience in other areas of commercial litigation, including bankruptcy, corporate wind up and involuntary dissolutions.
Scott regularly represents clients before public boards and bodies. For his work in the public sector he was recently recognized as #29 on the Independent Weekly’s “Power List,” a list of the 100 most influential people in the community.Community Involvement: Scott is committed to making the Pensacola community a better place for all residents. He was Chairman of the Escambia County Area Transit Citizens Advisory Board (2007-2008); and co-founder of the Political Action Committee, Escambia All For One, P.C., an organization which worked to consolidate local governments into a more cohesive and efficient structure. Scott is rumored to be a member of the infamous Pensacola Irish Politicians Club.
Scott is on the Board of Directors for Autism Pensacola, Inc., a group dedicated to improving the lives of families living with autism in Northwest Florida.
Scott is an Eagle Scout and participates on Board of Review Panels which are held regularly in the firm’s Pensacola conference center.
Scott is active in the Episcopal Church on many levels. In addition to being a member of St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, Scott serves as Florida Chancellor for the Episcopal Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast. Scott was elected in 2012 as a Deputy to General Convention of the Episcopal Church and is currently a member of the House of Deputies Committee on the State of the Church. Scott was elected to the Board of Trustees of the University of the South in 2008.