Scott leads the firm’s Environmental Litigation practice with MBG partner Sarah Siskind, working to protect people and their property from industrial polluters. Scott was co-lead class counsel for a class of thousands of current and former residents in a nuisance, negligence, and trespass class action against an Iowa corn mill. The $51.5 settlement of that case secured significant payments to class members and required the defendant to spend millions upgrading its pollution controls.
Learn more about the Freeman v. Grain Processing Corp. Settlement
Scott has worked with Sierra Club as trial counsel in Clean Air Act litigation and counseled many individual clients and advocacy groups on air and water contamination issues. Currently, Scott represents numerous individual plaintiffs suing a medical sterilization company for personal injuries caused by its excessive and dangerous air emissions, serving on the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee in those cases, and co-leads a nuisance/negligence class of more than 100,000 residents suing a steel manufacturer for infringing their property rights.
Learn more about Hernandez v. US Steel
He was a featured presenter on environmental nuisance litigation at a national Sierra Club conference, and played a key role in securing designation for MBG as Panel Member on the Environmental Counsel Panel for the State of Delaware.