Scott has spent more than twenty five years representing individuals, corporations and governmental entities before key decision makers in the governmental and regulatory arenas in Ohio. Scott uses his extensive experience and knowledge to represent the firm’s clients on a broad array of public policy issues before legislative and regulatory bodies.

Prior to joining McNees Wallace & Nurick, Scott worked as a Deputy Legal Counsel in the Ohio Governor’s Office, a senior executive assistant to the Mayor of the City of Columbus and as a legislative staff member in both the Ohio House of Representatives and the Ohio Senate. Scott has also represented telecommunication providers and the Ohio Association of REALTORS before the Ohio General Assembly and the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.

He is a Member in the Energy and Environmental, Governmental Relations, Oil & Natural Gas, and Pipeline and Oil/Gas Infrastructure Practice Groups at McNees. He is the Member in Charge of the Columbus Office.


Ohio University, B.A.

Ohio University, M.A., Certificate of Public Administration

Capital University Law School, J.D., Order of the Curia


Outstanding Alumnus Award, Department of Political Science, Ohio University.

Outstanding Scholar/Public Manager, Department of Political Science, Ohio University.

Order of the Curia, Capital University Law School


Ohio and Columbus Bar Association

Ohio Children’s Hunger Alliance Public Policy Committee

Ohio University Public Affairs Advisory Committee

Ohio Supreme Court, Court’s Board of Unauthorized Practice of Law

Bar Admissions