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Scott Greer focuses exclusively on construction law and leads the firm's worldwide construction transactional practice. A partner in the Global Transactions Practice Group as well as a licensed Professional Engineer, he represents owners and developers in a wide range of projects throughout the U.S. and the world, primarily in the oil and gas, LNG, petrochemical, power and mining sectors, with project values generally ranging from $100 million to over $20 billion in value.

Scott has been recognized by numerous organizations as one of the best construction lawyers in the U.S. and the world (see "Recognitions" section for more information), and he leads a practice that has been ranked as one of the top three construction practices in the U.S by Legal 500 and one of the top 10 in the world by International Who's Who of Construction Lawyers. He has represented clients in over two dozen countries, including the U.S, Latin America, the Middle East, Europe, Africa and Asia, including on numerous "largest-of-its-kind" and "first-of-kind" projects, for a cumulative project value exceeding $300 billion. Recent examples of projects include liquefied natural gas (LNG) export and import facilities, natural gas and crude oil pipelines, natural gas storage facilities, power plants (nuclear, coal-fired, gas-fired, combined cycle, hydro), wind farms, compressed air energy storage facilities, offshore oil production facilities, petrochemical facilities, desalination facilities, cement manufacturing facilities, steel manufacturing facilities, copper mining facilities, coal mining facilities, ports, skyscrapers, sports stadiums, universities, mixed-use developments and condominiums.

Scott assists owners and developers throughout the entire project spectrum, commencing at project conception and continuing through punch list completion and beyond, including: selecting the appropriate project delivery system and contractual structure; drafting and negotiating construction-related agreements, such as EPC, design-build, EPCM, construction, construction management, engineering, architectural, program management and development agreements; drafting and negotiating operation and maintenance agreements and LTSAs; and resolving construction-related disputes.

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Credentials

B.S. Architectural Engineering, Oklahoma State University

J.D., Emory University

M.S. Civil Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Georgia

Texas

Georgia Court of Appeals

Supreme Court of Georgia

State Bar of Georgia

Atlanta Bar Association (Construction Law Section)

American Bar Association (ABA Forum on the Construction Industry)

American Concrete Institute (Subcommittee 318-A of the Standard Building Code Committee and Responsibility in Concrete Construction Committee)

Houston Bar Association (Construction Law Section; Oil and Gas Section; International Law Section)

Named as an MVP in Energy law an accolade given to only five attorneys in the U.S.


Law 360, 2012 and 2016

Named as an Energy & Environmental Trailblazer, the only construction lawyer in the U.S. to receive this recognition


National Law Journal, 2016

Ranked as one of the top 25 leading lawyers in the U.S. for construction


Legal 500, 2011–2016

Ranked for his work in construction law, earning a Band 1 ranking (the highest recognition available) in Texas


Chambers USA, 2005–2016

Named as a top 10 Most Highly Regarded Individual in North America and among the top 25 worldwide


International Who’s Who of Construction Lawyers, 2015

Ranked as one of the top 10 U.S. construction Thought Leaders. Scott has been ranked by this organization since 2013


International Who’s Who of Construction Lawyers, 2016

Sole winner of the Construction Category of Texas, an award based on client nominations


Client Choice Awards, 2017

Matters

Scott has represented owners and developers in a wide range of projects spanning the U.S and the globe, including representing the following clients in their LNG, oil and gas, petrochemical, mining and cement manufacturing, and commercial projects:

LNG Projects (export and import)

Cheniere Energy in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement to expand its Sabine Pass LNG import facility to incorporate LNG liquefaction capabilities (the first and second trains), the expansion of which is valued at $3.9 billion and representing the first LNG liquefaction project to ever be constructed in the continental United States. In addition, represented Cheniere in the EPC agreement for its further expansion to its liquefaction capacity, adding trains 3 and 4, valued at $3.8 billion, and train 5.

Freeport LNG Development in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement to expand its LNG import facility to incorporate LNG liquefaction capabilities (the first through third trains), the expansion which is valued in excess of $10 billion and which was named by IJ Global in 2015 as the winner of the “Overall Global” and “North America Oil & Gas” awards and by The American Lawyeras the 2015 Global Finance Deal of the Year.

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Scott has represented owners and developers in a wide range of projects spanning the U.S and the globe, including representing the following clients in their LNG, oil and gas, petrochemical, mining and cement manufacturing, and commercial projects:

LNG Projects (export and import)

Cheniere Energy in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement to expand its Sabine Pass LNG import facility to incorporate LNG liquefaction capabilities (the first and second trains), the expansion of which is valued at $3.9 billion and representing the first LNG liquefaction project to ever be constructed in the continental United States. In addition, represented Cheniere in the EPC agreement for its further expansion to its liquefaction capacity, adding trains 3 and 4, valued at $3.8 billion, and train 5.

Freeport LNG Development in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement to expand its LNG import facility to incorporate LNG liquefaction capabilities (the first through third trains), the expansion which is valued in excess of $10 billion and which was named by IJ Global in 2015 as the winner of the “Overall Global” and “North America Oil & Gas” awards and by The American Lawyeras the 2015 Global Finance Deal of the Year.

Anadarko in the drafting and negotiation of pre-FEED, FEED and EPC agreements for the development of a multi-billion dollar liquefaction facility in Mozambique.

Southern LNG, an affiliate of Kinder Morgan, in the drafting and negotiation of FEED and EPC agreements for the design and construction of an expansion to its LNG import facility located at Elba Island, Georgia, to incorporate LNG liquefaction capabilities, as well as previously the FEED and EPC agreements for the expansion of its import terminal.

Cheniere Energy in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement for its Corpus Christi LNG liquefaction facility for three LNG trains, located near Portland, Texas, and valued at $9.5 billion.

The Singapore Energy Market Authority with respect to the EPC agreement for a new LNG import terminal in Singapore, the first of its kind in Singapore.

An international energy company in the drafting and negotiation of FEED and EPC agreements for a multi-billion dollar LNG liquefaction facility in Kitimat, Canada, the first of its kind in Canada.

Freeport LNG Development in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement for the design and construction of an LNG import facility to be located at Quintana Island, Freeport, Texas, valued in excess of $500 million.

Cheniere Energy in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement for the design and construction of an LNG import facility at Sabine Pass, Louisiana, the first LNG import facility to be built in the United States in almost thirty (30) years. This project, with its subsequent expansion of regasification capabilities, is valued in excess of $1.5 billion.

An international company in connection with the development of an LNG liquefaction facility located in the European Union.

A global energy company with respect to an EPC agreement for a $1 billion expansion to a natural gas liquefaction plant in Trinidad and Tobago.

An international oil and gas company with respect to the FEED agreement for an LNG liquefaction plant in Angola.

Gulf LNG in the drafting and negotiation of the EPC agreements for its 1.5 Bcf LNG import terminal in Mississippi, and the FEED agreement for the expansion of the import terminal to include liquefaction trains.

El Paso with respect to an EPC agreement for an LNG import project located in The Bahamas.

A developer in the drafting and negotiation of engineering and O&M agreements for an offshore LNG import terminal to be located in the Gulf of Mexico.

A Spanish company in the expansion of its LNG import facility in Puerto Rico.

Cheniere Energy with respect to the EPC agreement for the design and construction of an LNG import facility to be located in Corpus Christi, Texas.

A Chilean company with respect to the structuring of contracts and bid process for the FEED and EPC contracts for the design and construction of Chile’s first proposed LNG import terminal.

Jordan Cove with respect to the drafting and negotiation of a FEED agreement and EPC agreement for its Oregon LNG import terminal.

NextDecade in connection with the drafting and negotiation of the FEED and EPC agreements for its Rio Grande LNG liquefactation facility in Texas.

Oil & Gas Projects
Petroterminal de Panama with respect to the construction of a major expansion to its crude oil storage and handling facilities in Panama, which was named by Project Finance magazine as Project Finance Deal of Year for Latin America, Refinancing.

Tallgrass Energy in the drafting and negotiation of engineering, procurement and construction agreements for the construction of a crude oil pipeline of approximately 692 miles, which involves the conversion of approximately 432 miles of gas pipelines to crude service and building approximately 260 miles of new pipeline.

An owner in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement for an FPSO located offshore of Africa.     

Bobcat Gas Storage with respect to the development of a 19 Bcf salt dome storage facility in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.

PennEast in the drafting and negotiation of construction related agreements for the construction of a 110-mile, 36-inch diameter pipeline through Pennsylvania and New Jersey, at a cost of approximately $1 billion, which will deliver approximately 1 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day.

A major international oil and gas company in its multi-billion dollar worldwide construction program.

An energy company with respect to the development of a natural gas pipeline in excess of 120 miles in the Northeastern United States.

A major international oil and gas company in the development of its international construction forms.

Cheniere Energy in the drafting and negotiation of supply agreements for the purchase of 240 miles of pipe for its Creole Trail LNG import project in Cameron Parish, Louisiana.

A developer with respect to engineering, procurement and construction agreements for a gas storage project, with a proposed storage capacity of up to 18.9 Bcf, in two nearly depleted reservoirs in Logan County, Colorado.

A global energy company with respect to an EPC contract for the supply of the topsides, hull and moorings for a multi-billion dollar tension leg platform oil production facility in the Gulf of Mexico.

A developer in the engineering and construction of a biofuels project in Texas.

A global natural gas company with due diligence review in connection with the potential purchase of two large mobile semi-submersible drilling units currently under construction, designed to operate in international waters of approximately two miles in depth and drilling wells of six miles deep.

A major global oil and gas company in the drafting and negotiation of a suite of contracts for the development and operation of a ultra-deepwater drillship, capable of drilling to depths for wells up to seven miles deep.

Williams Pacific Connector Gas Operator, LLC in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC for the design and construction of the 235 mile natural gas pipeline in Oregon.

Represent a Fortune 100 owner in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement for isobutane dehydrogenation facility.

A global energy company in the drafting of an EPC agreement for the expansion of two Venezuelan liquid extraction plants.

Petrochemical and Refinery Projects
Sadara (a joint venture of Saudi Aramco and The Dow Chemical Company) in the development of a petrochemical facility in Saudi Arabia, valued at $20 billion and constituting the largest petrochemical facility ever built in a single phase.

Sasol with respect to construction and procurement issues related to the development and construction of its $8.1 billion chemical complex in Lake Charles, Louisiana, which will include an ethane cracker and six chemical manufacturing facilities and was named by IJ Global in 2015 as the winner of the “North America Petrochemical” award.

LACC LLC, a joint venture of Axiall and Lotte Chemical, in the drafting and negotiation of FEED and EPC agreements for a multi-billion dollar ethane cracker in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Lotte Chemical in the drafting and negotiation of an monethylene glycol (MEG) plant in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Motiva in connection with the development, drafting and negotiation of EP, EPCM, EPC and construction contracts for expansion of its refinery facilities in Texas and Louisiana.

An owner in the development of a multi-billion fertilizer project in the Midwestern U.S.

An owner in the expansion of an ammonia facility and construction of a urea facility in the Southwest U.S.

The Dow Chemical Company with respect to the engineering and construction of a major expansion to its Freeport, Texas, petrochemical facility.

Power Projects (nuclear, gas-fired, combined cycle, coal-fired, hydro, wind farms, compressed air energy storage)

An independent power producer with respect to the development and operation of a fleet of international nuclear power plants in the Middle East, valued in excess of $20 billion and representing one of the largest energy projects in the world.

Oregon Clean Energy, LLC on the EPC agreements for its 800 MW gas-fired combined cycle power generation facility and switchyard to be located near the city of Oregon, Ohio, which won IJ Global’s 2015 award for the North America Single Asset Power category.

A developer in the drafting and negotiation of the EPC agreement for a multi-billion dollar 1200 MW coal-fired power plant using a circulating fluidized bed boiler, to be built in Matagorda County, Texas.     

Birdsboro Power, LLC in connection with the drafting and negotiation of the EPC and long-term service agreement for a 488 MW natural gas-fired combined cycle power generation facility, to be located in Pennsylvania.

An independent power producer in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement for a 200 MW gas-fired power plant in Peru.

Mirant in the drafting and negotiation of EPC and equipment procurement contracts related to the development of a gas-fired electric generation facility in California with a combined capacity of 800 MW.

An electric utility company with the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement for the design and construction of a 2000 MW greenfield nuclear power plant in the Southeastern United States.

St. Joseph Energy Center, LLC, in the drafting and negotiation of EPC agreement for a greenfield, 700-megawatt, combined-cycle, natural gas-fired generation facility in New Carlisle, Indiana.

A member of an international consortium in the contracting for the decommissioning and cleanup of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

Keys Energy Center, LLC on the EPC agreement its 735.5 MW natural gas-fired combined cycle power generation facility to be located in Prince George’s County, Maryland.

A utility with respect to its nuclear operations in China.

An international independent power producer in the drafting and negotiation of EPC terms with a Korean contractor for the development of a 900 MW coal-fired power plant in Chile.

An electric utility company in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement for a 100 MW wind farm to be built in the Dominican Republic.

An energy company in its nationwide power plant expansion program, including, for example, an approximate 900 MW coal-fired electric generating facility in the Southwestern United States.

A developer in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement and turbine supply agreement for the conversion of a coal and oil fired facility to an approximate 450 MW natural gas combined cycle power plant.

A developer in connection with the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement for the construction of a 670 MW combined cycle power plant in the Midwest.

An international energy company in the drafting and negotiation of EPC contracts for the development of an 83 MW coal-fired power plant in Guatemala.

An owner in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement for a 2700 MW compressed air energy storage project in Ohio, valued in excess of $1 billion.

An independent power producer with respect to the development of two hydroelectric plants in Brazil.

An international independent power producer in drafting and negotiating EPC, LTSA and O&M contracts for the development of a 200 MW combined cycle gas turbine power plant in Mexico.

A contractor with respect to an EPC agreement for a 160 MW wind farm located in the Southwestern U.S

Natural Resources, Mining and Cement Manufacturing
Holcim with respect to a construction, procurement and supply agreements for the world’s largest cement manufacturing plant, located in Missouri.

A global mining company in the drafting and negotiation of an EPCM agreement for the engineering, procurement and construction management of a $1 billion copper mining facility located in the Andes Mountains of Chile.

An international company in the drafting and negotiation of construction-related agreements for a U.S. multi-billion dollar new nuclear uranium enrichment facility, the first new nuclear facility to be permitted in the U.S. in almost 30 years.

Carbones del Cerrejón in the drafting and negotiation of an EPCM agreement for the company’s $1.2 billion expansion of its coal mine in the Guajira peninsula of northeast Columbia, its port facilities on the northern Caribbean coast of Colombia and its interconnecting rail facilities. The mine is the largest coal mine in Latin America and the largest open-pit coal mine in the world.

A cement manufacturing company in the drafting and negotiation of a design-build balance of plant contract for one-million-metric-ton-per-year plant expansion to the Victorville, California, cement manufacturing plant, raising the capacity to 3.2 million tons per year and making it the largest cement manufacturing plant in the United States.

A coal mining company with respect to the development of two greenfield underground coal mining projects, to be located in the Northeastern United States.

A developer in the engineering, procurement and construction of a mining and steelmaking facility in the United States, valued at $1.6 billion.

A global mining company in a multi-million dollar dispute arising out of the engineering and construction of a $1 billion copper mining facility located in the Andes Mountains of Chile.

A cement manufacturing company in the drafting and negotiation of design-build balance of plant contract for an expansion to the Kosmosdale cement manufacturing plant in Louisville, Kentucky, from 2,500 to 4,700 short tons per day.

Infrastructure and Commercial
An owner with respect to the drafting of a dredging contract valued in excess of $1 billion for a major port project in the United Arab Emirates.

A developer in the drafting and negotiation of multi-prime supply, EPCM and construction contracts for a seawater desalination vessel, to be deployed in international waters.

The Atlanta Falcons Football Club in the drafting and negotiation of architectural and construction agreements for the construction of a new football stadium.

An Atlanta parcel delivery company in its $1 billion expansion to its worldwide hub.

A global Fortune 50 company in the drafting and negotiation of design and construction agreements to be used for the building of apartment complexes across the nation, totaling in excess of $1 billion.

A global Fortune 50 company in the English court system in a multi-million dollar dispute concerning the construction of a large food processing plant in Ireland.

A large Atlanta-based broadcasting company in all aspects of its $1.2 billion construction program.

The Atlanta Falcons Football Club in the drafting and negotiation of a construction agreement for the construction of a dormitory for the Falcons training camp in Flowery Branch, Georgia.

A global engineering company in all aspects of its practice, including defending the company against claims of defective engineering.

A developer in the drafting and negotiation of a construction agreement for a new signature high-end mixed use skyscraper on Magnificent Mile in Chicago, Illinois.

The Atlanta Falcons Football Club in a major renovation of the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia.

A real estate developer in the drafting and negotiation of architectural agreements for a new signature mixed-use skyscraper in Atlanta, Georgia, comprised of an office building, residential condominiums and street level retail totaling over one million square feet of space.

An international cement company in all aspects of construction transactional and dispute resolution matters nationwide, including the drafting and negotiating of design-build, guaranteed maximum price construction agreements for several cement plants, each costing in excess of $100 million.

An owner in the negotiation of architectural and construction agreements for a high-rise hotel located in Atlanta, Georgia.

A large, Atlanta-based parcel delivery company in all aspects of construction, including, as one example, the litigation in federal court of a multi-million dollar dispute involving an air hub.

A German real estate company regarding all aspects of the design and construction of its U.S. properties.

A real estate developer in the development of The Atlantic, a 46-story condominium community at Atlanta’s Atlantic Station community.

An English manufacturer of heavy construction machinery in the design and construction of its first manufacturing facility in the U.S.

An apartment and condominium developer in all aspects of its nationwide construction program.

A three member consortium in the drafting of an EPC agreement for a maximum security prison located in the jungles of Costa Rica.

An Ivy League school in the negotiation of contracts for an owner-controlled insurance program for its comprehensive campus-wide building program, including its implementation in construction agreements.

Matters

Scott has represented owners and developers in a wide range of projects spanning the U.S and the globe, including representing the following clients in their LNG, oil and gas, petrochemical, mining and cement manufacturing, and commercial projects:

LNG Projects (export and import)

Cheniere Energy in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement to expand its Sabine Pass LNG import facility to incorporate LNG liquefaction capabilities (the first and second trains), the expansion of which is valued at $3.9 billion and representing the first LNG liquefaction project to ever be constructed in the continental United States. In addition, represented Cheniere in the EPC agreement for its further expansion to its liquefaction capacity, adding trains 3 and 4, valued at $3.8 billion, and train 5.

Freeport LNG Development in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement to expand its LNG import facility to incorporate LNG liquefaction capabilities (the first through third trains), the expansion which is valued in excess of $10 billion and which was named by IJ Global in 2015 as the winner of the “Overall Global” and “North America Oil & Gas” awards and by The American Lawyeras the 2015 Global Finance Deal of the Year.

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Scott has represented owners and developers in a wide range of projects spanning the U.S and the globe, including representing the following clients in their LNG, oil and gas, petrochemical, mining and cement manufacturing, and commercial projects:

LNG Projects (export and import)

Cheniere Energy in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement to expand its Sabine Pass LNG import facility to incorporate LNG liquefaction capabilities (the first and second trains), the expansion of which is valued at $3.9 billion and representing the first LNG liquefaction project to ever be constructed in the continental United States. In addition, represented Cheniere in the EPC agreement for its further expansion to its liquefaction capacity, adding trains 3 and 4, valued at $3.8 billion, and train 5.

Freeport LNG Development in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement to expand its LNG import facility to incorporate LNG liquefaction capabilities (the first through third trains), the expansion which is valued in excess of $10 billion and which was named by IJ Global in 2015 as the winner of the “Overall Global” and “North America Oil & Gas” awards and by The American Lawyeras the 2015 Global Finance Deal of the Year.

Anadarko in the drafting and negotiation of pre-FEED, FEED and EPC agreements for the development of a multi-billion dollar liquefaction facility in Mozambique.

Southern LNG, an affiliate of Kinder Morgan, in the drafting and negotiation of FEED and EPC agreements for the design and construction of an expansion to its LNG import facility located at Elba Island, Georgia, to incorporate LNG liquefaction capabilities, as well as previously the FEED and EPC agreements for the expansion of its import terminal.

Cheniere Energy in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement for its Corpus Christi LNG liquefaction facility for three LNG trains, located near Portland, Texas, and valued at $9.5 billion.

The Singapore Energy Market Authority with respect to the EPC agreement for a new LNG import terminal in Singapore, the first of its kind in Singapore.

An international energy company in the drafting and negotiation of FEED and EPC agreements for a multi-billion dollar LNG liquefaction facility in Kitimat, Canada, the first of its kind in Canada.

Freeport LNG Development in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement for the design and construction of an LNG import facility to be located at Quintana Island, Freeport, Texas, valued in excess of $500 million.

Cheniere Energy in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement for the design and construction of an LNG import facility at Sabine Pass, Louisiana, the first LNG import facility to be built in the United States in almost thirty (30) years. This project, with its subsequent expansion of regasification capabilities, is valued in excess of $1.5 billion.

An international company in connection with the development of an LNG liquefaction facility located in the European Union.

A global energy company with respect to an EPC agreement for a $1 billion expansion to a natural gas liquefaction plant in Trinidad and Tobago.

An international oil and gas company with respect to the FEED agreement for an LNG liquefaction plant in Angola.

Gulf LNG in the drafting and negotiation of the EPC agreements for its 1.5 Bcf LNG import terminal in Mississippi, and the FEED agreement for the expansion of the import terminal to include liquefaction trains.

El Paso with respect to an EPC agreement for an LNG import project located in The Bahamas.

A developer in the drafting and negotiation of engineering and O&M agreements for an offshore LNG import terminal to be located in the Gulf of Mexico.

A Spanish company in the expansion of its LNG import facility in Puerto Rico.

Cheniere Energy with respect to the EPC agreement for the design and construction of an LNG import facility to be located in Corpus Christi, Texas.

A Chilean company with respect to the structuring of contracts and bid process for the FEED and EPC contracts for the design and construction of Chile’s first proposed LNG import terminal.

Jordan Cove with respect to the drafting and negotiation of a FEED agreement and EPC agreement for its Oregon LNG import terminal.

NextDecade in connection with the drafting and negotiation of the FEED and EPC agreements for its Rio Grande LNG liquefactation facility in Texas.

Oil & Gas Projects
Petroterminal de Panama with respect to the construction of a major expansion to its crude oil storage and handling facilities in Panama, which was named by Project Finance magazine as Project Finance Deal of Year for Latin America, Refinancing.

Tallgrass Energy in the drafting and negotiation of engineering, procurement and construction agreements for the construction of a crude oil pipeline of approximately 692 miles, which involves the conversion of approximately 432 miles of gas pipelines to crude service and building approximately 260 miles of new pipeline.

An owner in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement for an FPSO located offshore of Africa.     

Bobcat Gas Storage with respect to the development of a 19 Bcf salt dome storage facility in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.

PennEast in the drafting and negotiation of construction related agreements for the construction of a 110-mile, 36-inch diameter pipeline through Pennsylvania and New Jersey, at a cost of approximately $1 billion, which will deliver approximately 1 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day.

A major international oil and gas company in its multi-billion dollar worldwide construction program.

An energy company with respect to the development of a natural gas pipeline in excess of 120 miles in the Northeastern United States.

A major international oil and gas company in the development of its international construction forms.

Cheniere Energy in the drafting and negotiation of supply agreements for the purchase of 240 miles of pipe for its Creole Trail LNG import project in Cameron Parish, Louisiana.

A developer with respect to engineering, procurement and construction agreements for a gas storage project, with a proposed storage capacity of up to 18.9 Bcf, in two nearly depleted reservoirs in Logan County, Colorado.

A global energy company with respect to an EPC contract for the supply of the topsides, hull and moorings for a multi-billion dollar tension leg platform oil production facility in the Gulf of Mexico.

A developer in the engineering and construction of a biofuels project in Texas.

A global natural gas company with due diligence review in connection with the potential purchase of two large mobile semi-submersible drilling units currently under construction, designed to operate in international waters of approximately two miles in depth and drilling wells of six miles deep.

A major global oil and gas company in the drafting and negotiation of a suite of contracts for the development and operation of a ultra-deepwater drillship, capable of drilling to depths for wells up to seven miles deep.

Williams Pacific Connector Gas Operator, LLC in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC for the design and construction of the 235 mile natural gas pipeline in Oregon.

Represent a Fortune 100 owner in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement for isobutane dehydrogenation facility.

A global energy company in the drafting of an EPC agreement for the expansion of two Venezuelan liquid extraction plants.

Petrochemical and Refinery Projects
Sadara (a joint venture of Saudi Aramco and The Dow Chemical Company) in the development of a petrochemical facility in Saudi Arabia, valued at $20 billion and constituting the largest petrochemical facility ever built in a single phase.

Sasol with respect to construction and procurement issues related to the development and construction of its $8.1 billion chemical complex in Lake Charles, Louisiana, which will include an ethane cracker and six chemical manufacturing facilities and was named by IJ Global in 2015 as the winner of the “North America Petrochemical” award.

LACC LLC, a joint venture of Axiall and Lotte Chemical, in the drafting and negotiation of FEED and EPC agreements for a multi-billion dollar ethane cracker in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Lotte Chemical in the drafting and negotiation of an monethylene glycol (MEG) plant in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Motiva in connection with the development, drafting and negotiation of EP, EPCM, EPC and construction contracts for expansion of its refinery facilities in Texas and Louisiana.

An owner in the development of a multi-billion fertilizer project in the Midwestern U.S.

An owner in the expansion of an ammonia facility and construction of a urea facility in the Southwest U.S.

The Dow Chemical Company with respect to the engineering and construction of a major expansion to its Freeport, Texas, petrochemical facility.

Power Projects (nuclear, gas-fired, combined cycle, coal-fired, hydro, wind farms, compressed air energy storage)

An independent power producer with respect to the development and operation of a fleet of international nuclear power plants in the Middle East, valued in excess of $20 billion and representing one of the largest energy projects in the world.

Oregon Clean Energy, LLC on the EPC agreements for its 800 MW gas-fired combined cycle power generation facility and switchyard to be located near the city of Oregon, Ohio, which won IJ Global’s 2015 award for the North America Single Asset Power category.

A developer in the drafting and negotiation of the EPC agreement for a multi-billion dollar 1200 MW coal-fired power plant using a circulating fluidized bed boiler, to be built in Matagorda County, Texas.     

Birdsboro Power, LLC in connection with the drafting and negotiation of the EPC and long-term service agreement for a 488 MW natural gas-fired combined cycle power generation facility, to be located in Pennsylvania.

An independent power producer in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement for a 200 MW gas-fired power plant in Peru.

Mirant in the drafting and negotiation of EPC and equipment procurement contracts related to the development of a gas-fired electric generation facility in California with a combined capacity of 800 MW.

An electric utility company with the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement for the design and construction of a 2000 MW greenfield nuclear power plant in the Southeastern United States.

St. Joseph Energy Center, LLC, in the drafting and negotiation of EPC agreement for a greenfield, 700-megawatt, combined-cycle, natural gas-fired generation facility in New Carlisle, Indiana.

A member of an international consortium in the contracting for the decommissioning and cleanup of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

Keys Energy Center, LLC on the EPC agreement its 735.5 MW natural gas-fired combined cycle power generation facility to be located in Prince George’s County, Maryland.

A utility with respect to its nuclear operations in China.

An international independent power producer in the drafting and negotiation of EPC terms with a Korean contractor for the development of a 900 MW coal-fired power plant in Chile.

An electric utility company in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement for a 100 MW wind farm to be built in the Dominican Republic.

An energy company in its nationwide power plant expansion program, including, for example, an approximate 900 MW coal-fired electric generating facility in the Southwestern United States.

A developer in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement and turbine supply agreement for the conversion of a coal and oil fired facility to an approximate 450 MW natural gas combined cycle power plant.

A developer in connection with the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement for the construction of a 670 MW combined cycle power plant in the Midwest.

An international energy company in the drafting and negotiation of EPC contracts for the development of an 83 MW coal-fired power plant in Guatemala.

An owner in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement for a 2700 MW compressed air energy storage project in Ohio, valued in excess of $1 billion.

An independent power producer with respect to the development of two hydroelectric plants in Brazil.

An international independent power producer in drafting and negotiating EPC, LTSA and O&M contracts for the development of a 200 MW combined cycle gas turbine power plant in Mexico.

A contractor with respect to an EPC agreement for a 160 MW wind farm located in the Southwestern U.S

Natural Resources, Mining and Cement Manufacturing
Holcim with respect to a construction, procurement and supply agreements for the world’s largest cement manufacturing plant, located in Missouri.

A global mining company in the drafting and negotiation of an EPCM agreement for the engineering, procurement and construction management of a $1 billion copper mining facility located in the Andes Mountains of Chile.

An international company in the drafting and negotiation of construction-related agreements for a U.S. multi-billion dollar new nuclear uranium enrichment facility, the first new nuclear facility to be permitted in the U.S. in almost 30 years.

Carbones del Cerrejón in the drafting and negotiation of an EPCM agreement for the company’s $1.2 billion expansion of its coal mine in the Guajira peninsula of northeast Columbia, its port facilities on the northern Caribbean coast of Colombia and its interconnecting rail facilities. The mine is the largest coal mine in Latin America and the largest open-pit coal mine in the world.

A cement manufacturing company in the drafting and negotiation of a design-build balance of plant contract for one-million-metric-ton-per-year plant expansion to the Victorville, California, cement manufacturing plant, raising the capacity to 3.2 million tons per year and making it the largest cement manufacturing plant in the United States.

A coal mining company with respect to the development of two greenfield underground coal mining projects, to be located in the Northeastern United States.

A developer in the engineering, procurement and construction of a mining and steelmaking facility in the United States, valued at $1.6 billion.

A global mining company in a multi-million dollar dispute arising out of the engineering and construction of a $1 billion copper mining facility located in the Andes Mountains of Chile.

A cement manufacturing company in the drafting and negotiation of design-build balance of plant contract for an expansion to the Kosmosdale cement manufacturing plant in Louisville, Kentucky, from 2,500 to 4,700 short tons per day.

Infrastructure and Commercial
An owner with respect to the drafting of a dredging contract valued in excess of $1 billion for a major port project in the United Arab Emirates.

A developer in the drafting and negotiation of multi-prime supply, EPCM and construction contracts for a seawater desalination vessel, to be deployed in international waters.

The Atlanta Falcons Football Club in the drafting and negotiation of architectural and construction agreements for the construction of a new football stadium.

An Atlanta parcel delivery company in its $1 billion expansion to its worldwide hub.

A global Fortune 50 company in the drafting and negotiation of design and construction agreements to be used for the building of apartment complexes across the nation, totaling in excess of $1 billion.

A global Fortune 50 company in the English court system in a multi-million dollar dispute concerning the construction of a large food processing plant in Ireland.

A large Atlanta-based broadcasting company in all aspects of its $1.2 billion construction program.

The Atlanta Falcons Football Club in the drafting and negotiation of a construction agreement for the construction of a dormitory for the Falcons training camp in Flowery Branch, Georgia.

A global engineering company in all aspects of its practice, including defending the company against claims of defective engineering.

A developer in the drafting and negotiation of a construction agreement for a new signature high-end mixed use skyscraper on Magnificent Mile in Chicago, Illinois.

The Atlanta Falcons Football Club in a major renovation of the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia.

A real estate developer in the drafting and negotiation of architectural agreements for a new signature mixed-use skyscraper in Atlanta, Georgia, comprised of an office building, residential condominiums and street level retail totaling over one million square feet of space.

An international cement company in all aspects of construction transactional and dispute resolution matters nationwide, including the drafting and negotiating of design-build, guaranteed maximum price construction agreements for several cement plants, each costing in excess of $100 million.

An owner in the negotiation of architectural and construction agreements for a high-rise hotel located in Atlanta, Georgia.

A large, Atlanta-based parcel delivery company in all aspects of construction, including, as one example, the litigation in federal court of a multi-million dollar dispute involving an air hub.

A German real estate company regarding all aspects of the design and construction of its U.S. properties.

A real estate developer in the development of The Atlantic, a 46-story condominium community at Atlanta’s Atlantic Station community.

An English manufacturer of heavy construction machinery in the design and construction of its first manufacturing facility in the U.S.

An apartment and condominium developer in all aspects of its nationwide construction program.

A three member consortium in the drafting of an EPC agreement for a maximum security prison located in the jungles of Costa Rica.

An Ivy League school in the negotiation of contracts for an owner-controlled insurance program for its comprehensive campus-wide building program, including its implementation in construction agreements.

Credentials

B.S. Architectural Engineering, Oklahoma State University

J.D., Emory University

M.S. Civil Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Georgia

Texas

Georgia Court of Appeals

Supreme Court of Georgia

State Bar of Georgia

Atlanta Bar Association (Construction Law Section)

American Bar Association (ABA Forum on the Construction Industry)

American Concrete Institute (Subcommittee 318-A of the Standard Building Code Committee and Responsibility in Concrete Construction Committee)

Houston Bar Association (Construction Law Section; Oil and Gas Section; International Law Section)

Named as an MVP in Energy law an accolade given to only five attorneys in the U.S.


Law 360, 2012 and 2016

Named as an Energy & Environmental Trailblazer, the only construction lawyer in the U.S. to receive this recognition


National Law Journal, 2016

Ranked as one of the top 25 leading lawyers in the U.S. for construction


Legal 500, 2011–2016

Ranked for his work in construction law, earning a Band 1 ranking (the highest recognition available) in Texas


Chambers USA, 2005–2016

Named as a top 10 Most Highly Regarded Individual in North America and among the top 25 worldwide


International Who’s Who of Construction Lawyers, 2015

Ranked as one of the top 10 U.S. construction Thought Leaders. Scott has been ranked by this organization since 2013


International Who’s Who of Construction Lawyers, 2016

Sole winner of the Construction Category of Texas, an award based on client nominations


Client Choice Awards, 2017