Scott Wiseman's practice focuses on commercial litigation matters. He has represented clients through all phases of litigation—including pre-litigation, discovery, depositions, motion practice, alternative dispute resolution, trial, and appeal. Scott has experience managing a vast array of commercial litigation cases from inception to resolution, including:
Corporate and contractual disputes—such as general breach of contract, corporate management and shareholder disputes, and distributorship and direct sales issues.
Real estate disputes—including land use, municipal enforcement, quiet title, leasing issues, and real estate purchase contracts disputes.
Employment disputes—including non-compete and post-employment restrictive covenant, misappropriation of trade secrets, discrimination, and wrongful termination.
Miscellaneous lawsuits—such as legal malpractice defense, attorney disciplinary proceedings, bad faith insurance disputes, and various pro bono representations.
Prior to joining Snell & Wilmer, Scott was a litigation associate with the law firm of Ballard Spahr LLP. He previously was a judicial intern for the Honorable Jill N. Parrish of the Utah Supreme Court.
Second chaired two-week bench trial over real property ownership dispute worth over $5 million dollars
Represented client accused of breaching non-solicitation agreements and misappropriating trade secrets in multi-million dollar damage claim and five week jury trial
Represented client in a high-profile defamation action involving a $100 million claim.
Represented client in quiet title and unlawful detainer action on summary judgment in nearly three-year real property dispute
Represented insurer facing multi-million dollar bad faith claim
University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law (J.D., with highest honors, 2016)
Order of the Coif
Articles Editor, Utah Law Review
University of Utah (B.S., Mass Communications, Minor: Business Administration, 2013)
"Trade Secrets and Restrictive Covenants: Keep Your Secrets Safe and Your Employees Honest," Co-Presenter, Ballard Spahr Eighth Annual SLC Fall Employment Law Seminar (November 7, 2018).
"Property or Currency? The Tax Dilemma Behind Bitcoin," Author, 2016 Utah L. Rev. 417.
The Best Lawyers in America®: Ones To Watch, Commercial Litigation (2021-2023)