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Scott C. Ford

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Education

  • Boston College (JD, magna cum laude, 1995)
  • College of the Holy Cross (BA, 1991)

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Scott is the Section Head for the Litigation Practice. He represents clients in a variety of commercial disputes, focused primarily on real estate and fiduciary matters. Much of Scott's practice involves fiduciary disputes between shareholders of private companies. He counsels clients on achieving the most effective and efficient means of resolving these unique disputes, either through litigation or negotiated agreements.

Scott also advises development and construction clients in the contracting and permitting process. His practice also includes litigating construction disputes, land use decisions, issues related to joint ownership matters, and commercial lease cases.

He has appeared before the US District Court, United States Bankruptcy Court, Massachusetts Superior Court, Massachusetts District Court, Massachusetts Housing Court, and Massachusetts Probate and Family Court as well as various state, federal, and local regulatory bodies. He has tried numerous cases, and he has also argued appeals before the Massachusetts Appeals Court and the Supreme Judicial Court.

Scott is Co-chair of Mintz Levin Professional Development (MLPD), which provides and coordinates all of the firm’s attorney training programs. In addition to serving as an instructor for MLPD, he has been an instructor for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education.

During law school, he was a member of the National Moot Court Team.

He coaches various Hingham youth athletic teams.

Recognitions & Awards

  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Closely Held Business (2005 – 2017)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Boston Bar Association
  • Hingham Historic Districts Commission

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