Jason Scott, a member of the civil and commercial litigation practice group, litigates business disputes, especially those within the jurisdiction of the federal courts, where he practices extensively. He is experienced in contract litigation, business-torts litigation, antitrust litigation, and insurance-coverage litigation. In addition, he assists lenders in analyzing and documenting loan transactions.
Mr. Scott passed the CPA Examination in 1994, before embarking on a career in law. His accounting background helps him address the “numbers” issues often presented by clients’ business disputes.
Jason Scott represents clients in district and appellate courts. Recent appellate successes include:
Mr. Scott helped successfully defend Holland Realty, Inc. against the antitrust tying claims it faced in a certified class action involving the marketing of subdivision lots in the Boise area. See Blough v. Holland Realty, Inc., 574 F.3d 1084 (9th Cir. 2009).
He successfully defended Goodrich Corporation in a products-liability case involving aircraft de-icing components. See Mountain Bird, Inc. v. Goodrich Corp., 369 Fed. Appx. 940, 2010 WL 1049808 (10th Cir. Mar. 23, 2010).
Mr. Scott successfully defended attorneys against legal malpractice and other claims in Bach v. Bagley, 148 Idaho 784, 229 P.3d 1146 (2010).
Law Clerk, Honorable B. Lynn Winmill, U.S. District Judge, District of Idaho, 1997-1999
Law School: Duke University, J.D., cum laude, 1997
Undergraduate: Idaho State University, B.B.A., Accounting, high honors, 1993
Idaho State University Alumni Association Board of Directors
Coach and referee for youth soccer