Michael Scott named Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America
Published August 25, 2021
We are proud to announce that partner Michael P. Scott has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. The Litigation Counsel of America (LCA) is a peer-selected society of 3,500 of the best trial lawyers representing clients across North America and around the world.
As a senior litigation Partner at Patterson Law, Michael practices civil and criminal litigation. With unique experience in both areas, he is regularly called-upon to address civil matters that directly or indirectly include criminal law issues.
A graduate of Dalhousie University, Michael received his Bachelor of Laws from Dalhousie Law School in 2009. Throughout his career, Scott has received numerous professional accolades. He has been named a “Litigation Star” by Benchmark Litigation Canada since 2016, and was recognized as a “Lawyer to Watch” in Commercial Litigation by the 2017 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.
The LCA is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of lawyers in North America. Fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon excellence and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation. The LCA is aggressively diverse in its composition. Established as a trial and appellate lawyer honorary society reflecting the American bar in the twenty-first century, the LCA represents the best in law among its membership. The number of Fellowships has been kept at an exclusive limit by design, allowing qualifications, diversity and inclusion to align effectively, with recognition of excellence in litigation across all segments of the bar. Fellows are generally at the partner or shareholder level, or are independent practitioners with recognized experience and accomplishment. In addition, the LCA is dedicated to promoting superior advocacy, professionalism and ethical standards among its Fellows.
Congratulations Michael, on your inclusion in this esteemed group of accomplished lawyers!