Scott Mahady – Oregon Personal Injury Attorney

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ten years of litigation experience involving a diverse range of matters, including, personal injury, commercial, contract, construction defects, professional malpractice, employment, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, shareholder disputes, and real property claims.
  • Persuasive oral and writing ability combined with excellent legal research skills.
  • Admitted to the Oregon State Bar, United States District Court for the District of Oregon, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

LAW OFFICES OF KATHRYN REYNOLDS MORTON, Eugene, Oregon     2012 – 2017

Trial Attorney Liberty Mutual Group

  • Defended hundreds cases in federal and state courts in Oregon with claims primarily ranging in value from $50,000 to $1,500,000.
  • Designated complex case attorney.
  • Handled cases involving construction defect, personal injury, premises liability, breach of contract, negligence, trespass, products liability, including discovery, motion practice, attending settlement conferences, pretrial submissions, trial and appeals.

MOORE AND ASSOCIATES, Eugene, Oregon    2006 – 2012

Trial Attorney and Counselor at Law

  • Prosecuted and defended dozens of commercial litigation cases as an associate attorney in federal and state courts in Oregon, California, and Utah with numerous cases including claims for moderate to significant monetary damages ($1,000,000 to $60,000,000).
  • Research and draft pleadings, motions, appeal briefs, trial memorandums, jury instructions, settlement conference letters, and other legal documents.
  • Conduct document discovery, conduct and defend depositions, argue pretrial, trial and post-trail motions.
  • Handled appeals for the firm filed with the Oregon Court of Appeals.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Cases litigated have involved a broad range of fields, including commercial litigations, personal injury, and real estate.
  • Responsible for interviewing potential clients, evaluating potential claims, developing and implementing discovery, settlement and trial strategies.
  • Research and draft pleadings, motions, appeal briefs, trial memorandums, jury instructions, settlement conference letters, and other legal documents.
  • Represent clients in jury trials, bench trials, mediations, arbitrations and appeals.
  • Train and supervise staff, including associate attorneys, provide guidance on legal research and writing, settlement and trail strategies, coordinate staff and attorney’s responsibilities to efficiently serve client needs.
  • Counsel clients and claims managers on strengths and weaknesses of claims, risks and potential outcomes of disputes and pending litigation.

SIGNIFICANT CASES

  • Defended commercial motor carrier wrongful death action.
  • Defended and settled products liability action involving amputation of a child’s finger.
  • Defended and settled numerous cases involving claims of traumatic brain injury.
  • Co-chaired taxpayer’s defense in a multi-million dollar federal income tax case and obtained over 7 million in deductions previously denied by the Internal Revenue Service.
  • Obtained summary judgment against National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh PA on the issue of coverage for a $5,000,000 officer and directors insurance policy.

EDUCATION

J.D., University of Oregon, 2006

Order of the Coif, Class Rank Top 10%, ABA Regional Moot Court Negotiation Competitor

M.Sci., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Iowa State University, 1999

B.A. Dual degree Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1993

PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS

Pro Bono work with seniors at the Campbell Senior Center

KidSports assistant soccer coach

Oregon State Bar, Lane County Bar Association

 

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