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Scott H. Phillips

Scott H. Phillips

Principal

Member, ALFA International


sphillips@semmes.com

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Baltimore, MD Office
Suite 1400
25 S. Charles Street
Baltimore MD, 21201
410.576.4717
410.539.5223

Experience

Mr. Phillips has experience in all aspects of civil litigation in state and federal courts. He has represented both large and small clients in a wide array of matters before both judges and juries. Mr. Phillips serves as National Coordinating Counsel for a supplier of various types of products and equipment and coordinates the company’s defense of asbestos suits nationally.

  • commercial tort and contract claims
  • construction/mechanic’s lien claims
  • employment disputes, including violation of covenants not to compete, misappropriation of trade secrets, and wrongful discharge
  • commercial leases
  • shareholder disputes
  • business and intentional torts
  • injunctions
  • toxic torts
  • premises liability
  • life, health and disability claims

Scott Phillips has achieved an A/V® rating from Martindale Hubbell, the highest possible peer review rating for ethics and legal ability.

Admitted

  • 2005, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • 2004, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • 2001, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • 1997, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • 1997, District of Columbia
  • 1995, Maryland
  • 1994, Pennsylvania

Education

  • Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America (J.D., 1992)
  • Catholic University of America (B.A., 1987)

Affiliations, Associations & Special Achievements

  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Maryland Defense Counsel
  • Montgomery County Bar Association (1996-2006)
  • Commercial instrument-rated pilot