Scott is an experienced litigator with years of experience in multi-party complex commercial litigation, class actions, and construction defect law. Prior to joining McDonough Law LLC, he was a partner in the Colorado office of a boutique firm with a national client base that included many Fortune 1000 companies. Over the years, he has represented national tract home developers, commercial builders, and custom homebuilders in a variety of capacities. Scott works proactively with his business clients handling their contract, employment, and insurance needs. As personal counsel for his business clients, Scott also handles all aspects of their commercial disputes including trials, mediation, and arbitration. Additionally, he provides trust and estate planning services for his business and individual clients.
Scott is originally from Orange County, California, and he has lived across the country. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California, San Diego and his law degree from Tulane University Law School, where he graduated cum laude. He is licensed in Colorado and California. He has served as a faculty member at the Front Range Community Colleges in Fort Collins teaching business law classes. Scott’s free time is spent with his wife and two children, and he enjoys travelling, football, hockey, baseball, and openwheel auto racing.
Business & Corporate Law
Energy & Utilities
Trusts & Estates
State of Colorado
State of California
State of Louisiana (inactive)
U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana (inactive)
Juris Doctor, Tulane University Law School, cum laude
Bachelor of Arts, University of California, San Diego
Professional Organizations & Affiliations
Colorado Bar Association
Business Faculty, Front Range Community Colleges, Fort Collins, Colorado (2018)
Guest Instructor, Front Range Community Colleges, Fort Collins, Colorado (2016-2018)
City of New Orleans v. T.L. James, 685 So.2d 111 (Louisiana Supreme Court 1997)
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Crystal J. McDonough and McDonough Law LLC serve clients in Wyoming, California, Nebraska, and Colorado. The firm's attorneys provide representation throughout Colorado, including but not limited to, Fort Collins, Greeley, Loveland, Longmont, Brighton, Fort Morgan, Boulder, Denver, Castle Rock, and Colorado Springs. In Wyoming, our practice serves clients in Cheyenne and throughout the state.