Scott is a partner at Loevy & Loevy, where he represents plaintiffs in a wide range of civil rights cases and class actions. He also has substantial experience at Loevy & Loevy representing whistleblowers in False Claims Act lawsuits, including cases in which the government has declined to intervene.
Scott’s civil rights practice includes representing plaintiffs in excessive force and wrongful conviction cases, as well as cases challenging conditions of confinement and the provision of medical care for jail and prison inmates. His whistleblower practice similarly covers a wide range of subject matters, including cases involving health care fraud and fraud committed by government contractors.
Scott has tried a number of cases to juries, both in the civil rights and False Claims Act context, and he has served in lead roles in cases generating well over one hundred million dollars for his clients.
Prior to joining Loevy & Loevy, Scott was a litigation associate at Sidley Austin LLP for more than five years. At Sidley Austin, Scott represented plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of litigation, including complex commercial litigation and securities fraud cases. He also performed a substantial amount of pro bono work, including the representation of a death row inmate and multiple religious day schools.
Scott graduated with honors from the University of Chicago Law School in 2005. During law school, he served as Topic Access Editor of the University of Chicago Law Review and participated in the Appellate Advocacy Clinic, winning the reversal of his client’s bank robbery conviction in United States v. Owens, 424 F.3d 649 (7th Cir. 2005). Following law school, Scott served for one year as a law clerk to the Honorable Rhesa H. Barksdale of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
• Illinois, 2005
• U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2006
• U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2006
University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, Illinois
• J.D., with Honors – 2005
• University of Chicago Law Review, Topic Access Editor
University of Illinois
• B.S., with High Honors – 2002
Clerkships & Past Employment
• Law Clerk, Hon. Rhesa H. Barksdale, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit