Scott A. McGath

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Practice Areas:
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Defect Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Commercial Transactional
  • Other Civil Litigation/Trial Work
  • University of Colorado School of Law, Boulder, Colorado
    • J.D. - 1985
  • University of Illinois
    • B.S. - 1981
    • Honors: magna cum laude
Bar Admissions
  • Colorado, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1985
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1986
  • Wyoming, 1999
  • U.S. District Court District of Wyoming, 1999
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2012


  • Martindale-Hubble AV Rated
  • Rated by Super Lawyers
  • Cross Examination, CDLA, 04/01/2017
  • People v. Quintana, "How probabative is this case exluding post arrest silence?", CU Law Review, Fall, 1984
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
  • 7-Eleven, Inc.
  • Simpson Housing LLLP
  • Broadspire
  • Sedgwick
  • Air Wisconsin Air Lines v. Hoeper, 571 U.S. 237 , 2014, United States Supreme Court
  • Air Wisconsin Air Lines v. Hoeper, 320 P.3d 830, 2012, Colorado Supreme Court
  • Air Wisconsin Air Lines v. Hoeper, 232 P.3d 230, 2009, Colorado Court of Appeals
  • Maryland Casualty v. Formwork Services, 812 F. Supp. 1127 (U.S.D.Colorado), 1993
Professional Associations
  • Colorado State Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
  • American Bar Association
Current Employment Position
  • Attorney
  • Founding Partner
  • English


Scott A. McGath is a seasoned trial attorney and founding partner of the firm, whose civil litigation practice primarily includes construction defect, personal injury, and business dispute cases.  Scott specializes in complex litigation that requires creative problem solving and a unique understanding of the governing dynamics behind civil lawsuits. He and a partner obtained one of the largest defamation verdicts in Colorado history.  Scott has formed successful partnerships with is clients that last for years and even decades.   

The simplest story at trial is the one that usually wins.  But to get to that simple story involves hours of work and tireless dedication.  Scott understands this and practices law as both an art and a science, all the while serving his clients as a trusted advisor and zealous advocate.