LITIGATION DEPARTMENT OF THE YEAR - Mid-Size Firm  ALM's Daily Report   2017 - 2016 - 2014
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Scott A. Witzigreuter

Partner

Scott Witzigreuter's civil litigation practice focuses on construction litigation and commercial contract litigation. He has litigated cases on behalf of owners, contractors, subcontractors, sureties, suppliers, materialmen, engineers, design professionals and insurers in Alabama, Nevada, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Kentucky, North Carolina, Nebraska and Ohio.

Education

University of Georgia, B.B.A., cum laude, 1996

University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1999

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court of Georgia, Northern District
  • U.S. Court of Claims

Representative Experience

Represented renowned casino and resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, in dispute with construction manager over construction of $1.8 billion casino and resort and mixed-use property.

Successfully defended general contractor in dispute with subcontractor in two-week jury trial in Jackson, Tennessee.

Successfully arbitrated dispute between owner and contractor involving a project in North Carolina during a six-day hearing in Charleston, South Carolina.

Successfully defended one of the world's largest engineering and design firms in arbitration brought by design/build contractor concerning construction of largest state-funded construction project in South Carolina history.

Awards & Recognitions

Best Lawyers® 2012-2017, Litigation - Construction

Super Lawyers Magazine, Georgia Rising Stars List, Construction Litigation (2005-2007, 2009, 2011-2013)

Professional & Community Activities

Atlanta Bar Association

Events & Speaking Engagements

Conducted seminars for subcontractors, suppliers and materialmen regarding Georgia and North Carolina lien law.