Mr. W. Scott Turnbull

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  • Shareholder at Crary Buchanan (11 Attorneys)
  • 759 SW Federal Highway, Suite 106, Stuart, FL 34994
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    4.9/5.0 (11)
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W. Scott Turnbull has a broad-based practice with experience representing business clients in a variety of business planning issues, contract negotiations, and business disputes. He also has broad experience in securities law matters whether it involves raising capital through private equity transactions or advising client in securities law disputes. Finally, Scott has handled a variety of estate and trust disputes.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Contested Trusts and Estates
  • Business Law
  • Securities Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
772-287-2600  Phone
772-287-0115  Fax
University Attended:
Calvin College, B.A., 1992; Grand Valley State University, M.B.A., 1995
Law School Attended:
University of Detroit Mercy, J.D., 1998; University of Alabama School of Law, LL.M., 2015
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1998, Michigan; 2007, Florida; 1999, Illinois; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida
The Florida Bar; State Bar of Michigan.
Reported Cases:
Grubb & Ellis Co. v. Griswold Properties, L.L.C., Case No. 02-042795 CK (Oakland County Circuit Court 2003) (co-chaired four day jury trial for breach of contract in commercial lease brokerage commission dispute); In re First Independence Capital Corporation (Bankruptcy Court, E.D. Michigan, Chapter 11 Case No. 98-46845); First Independence Capital Corporation v. Merrill Lynch Business Financial Services, Inc., et al. (Adversary Proceeding No. 99-4508) (second chair in bench trial in action to avoid preferential and other pre bankruptcy transfers of assets); Lackowski v. Twinlab Corp., 2001 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 25633 (E.D. Mich. December 21, 2001) (represented defendant in a class action dispute over adequacy of the warning label on supplements in which the court found that the labels were not materially misleading and that there was no case law to support plaintiff's argument that caffeine was synonymous with coffee); James Cox et. al. v. Merrill Lynch Trust Co. et. al., case no. 02-CV-70866 (E.D. Mich. 2003) (successfully represented defendant trustee and third party administrator of 401K plan in dispute with individual plan participants in which the court granted defendants motion for summary judgment finding no breach of fiduciary duty under ERISA); Florists' Transworld Delivery, Inc. v. Fleurop-Interflora, 261 F. Supp. 2d 837 (E.D. Mich. 2003) (successfully represented plaintiffs florist association and florist delivery service provider in website usage and trademark dispute that involved challenges by foreign defendants to personal jurisdiction); Merrill Lynch Bus. Fin. Servs. v. TelGen Corp., 2004 Mich. App. LEXIS 701.

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (11 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Sole Practitioner on 07/31/15 in Business Litigation

    Scott is an exceptionally ethical and professional attorney. His emphasis is on client interests and he represents his clients well.

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Attorney on 02/28/19 in Commercial Litigation

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