David Scott





David Scott focuses his practice on all aspects of civil litigation matters in state and federal courts. He has experience representing clients in business disputes, construction disputes, insurance coverage and bad faith claims, breach of contract actions, civil RICO claims, fiduciary duty claims, professional malpractice claims, and creditors’ rights matters. David represents clients through all stages of litigation including settlement agreements, mediations, arbitrations, trial and appeal.

Prior to joining Stradley Ronon, David practiced at a boutique commercial litigation law firm in Philadelphia.

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Representative Matters

  • Obtained a jury verdict for over $1.7 million after a seven-day trial against all nine defendants in a civil RICO action that, when adjusted for mandatory treble damages and attorney fees, resulted in a judgment in excess of $6 million.
  • Obtained a favorable settlement following arbitration on behalf of the plaintiff in an insurance coverage claim concerning flood coverage and exclusions for flood zones.
  • Obtained separate settlements from each of multiple defendants in a tortious interference and breach of contract suit involving a sale of real estate for land development.
  • Successfully defended against a statute of limitations defense and obtained a favorable settlement on behalf of the plaintiff in a legal malpractice action where the negligent conduct took place more than 30 years prior to suit being filed.
  • Favorably settled four related actions concerning domestic violence and alleged Pennsylvania Wiretap Act violations after four days of a jury trial.
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Bar Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law
  • B.S., Pennsylvania State University

  • The Federalist Society


  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Rising Star
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