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Lawrence M. Scott

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Lawrence “Larry” Scott, a member of the O’Reilly Rancilio Board of Directors since joining the firm in 1999, serves clients with real estate acquisition developments and more.  A highly-effective court-appointed mediator and facilitator/arbitrator, Mr. Scott is often called upon by the courts to assist in solving cases. He has helped in hundreds of cases throughout his long career, and fellow attorneys describe him as an outstanding trial attorney.

A highly-respected metro Detroit commercial litigator, Mr. Scott has helped business owners solve disputes involving breach of contract, fraud, intellectual property (partnership or shareholder issues), employment, debt collection, and more. Large corporations, Fortune 500 companies, and local businesses have relied on Mr. Scott throughout his long career.

The peer-reviewed Michigan Super Lawyers ranking has been awarded to Mr. Scott in the area of Business Litigation every year since 2008. He also maintains an “AV” rating through Martindale-Hubbell, the highest score.

A believer in community service, Mr. Scott volunteers with the Michigan Special Olympics and the Detroit Zoo, where he is on the Board of Directors.  He was named the Sterling Heights Chamber of Commerce and Industry Business Person of the Year and was also awarded the Kenneth L. Rancilio Memorial Award by the Italian American Bar Association.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1980
  • Michigan, 1979
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1979
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit

Education

  • Detroit College of Law, Detroit, Michigan
    J.D., 1979
  • Albion College, Albion, Michigan
    B.A., 1976
    Business Administration

Honors and Awards

  • DTE Energy, Sterling Heights Chamber of Commerce and Source Newspaper Business Person of the Year, 2008
  • Michigan Super Lawyers Magazine, 2008-2019
  • Kenneth L. Rancilio Memorial Award, Italian American Bar Association, 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan
    – Committee on Character and Fitness, 2004-2010
  • State Bar of Florida
  • Macomb County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Special Olympics Michigan
    – Director, 2000-2006
  • Henry Ford Macomb Hospital Ambassador Club
    – Director, 2005 - present
  • Detroit Zoo
    – Board of Directors, 2012 - present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Special Olympics

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The Oakland County Legal News recognized O’Reilly Rancilio summer law clerk Dean Michel in their July 29, 2019 edition.  The article, titled “Litigation Vocatio… Read More
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On May 15, 2019, O’Reilly Rancilio was honored at the Sterling Edge Awards as Legacy Partner of the Year for its long-standing relationship with the City of St… Read More
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O’Reilly Rancilio attorneys Marc Kaszubski and Nathan Petrusak successfully defended the City of Sterling Heights in a federal court challenge involving the Open M… Read More
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