Scott Remington divides his time between the practice of law and serving as the firm’s President & Managing Shareholder. He practices in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, Government Relations & Lobbying, Securities & Shareholders Disputes, and Real Property Litigation. Scott’s clients include individuals, banks, and businesses across the Southeast. He has substantial experience in other areas of commercial litigation, including bankruptcy, corporate wind up and involuntary dissolutions. Scott has an active local government consulting and lobbying practice throughout the state of Florida.
As President, Remington is responsible for day-to-day oversight of the firm’s five offices and approximately 100 employees stretching across the Florida Panhandle into Lower Alabama. Prior to serving as President, he was a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee and Chairman of the Commercial Litigation Department. Remington regularly represents clients before public boards and bodies. For his work in the public sector, he was recently recognized as #30 on the Independent Weekly’s “Power List”—a list of the 100 most influential people in the community. He currently serves as General Legal Counsel for Triumph Gulf Coast, Inc. and for the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. Additionally, Scott was recently appointed by the President of Florida State University’s College of Law to serve on the Alumni Association’s Board of Directors. Scott is active in the Episcopal Church serving as Florida Chancellor for the Episcopal Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast and as a member of the National Church’s Planning, Budget & Finance Committee.
In his free time, he enjoys reading a good book, fishing, and playing tennis. In 2010, Remington was the Pensacola Country Club Men’s Singles Tennis Champion. Most weekends, you can find him with his wife, Amie, and their three children—Virginia, Tom & Harry—chasing “Molly,” their beloved Boykin Spaniel, around Cordova Park.
- AV rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
- Florida Trend Magazine Legal Elite, Commercial Litigation, 2009-2015, 2018
- Florida Super Lawyers “Super Lawyer”, 2016-2018
- Florida State University Law Review, Associate Editor, 1996-97
- Florida State University Moot Court Team, 1996-97
- Florida State University Book Award “Trial Practice,” 1997
- American Bar Association
- The Florida Bar
- Escambia/Santa Rosa County Bar Association
- Bankruptcy Bar Association, Northern District of Florida
- American Inns of Court, Pensacola Chapter
- Leadership Florida Class XXXIII
- Autism Pensacola, Inc., Board of Directors
- Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout, 1990
- Eagle Scouts, Board of Review Panels
- Escambia County Area Transit Citizens Advisory Committee
- Episcopal Diocese of the Central
- Gulf Coast, Florida Chancellor
- Florida State University College of Law
- Good Works Partnership, Board of Directors
- Pensacola Blue Wahoos, Board Member
- Triumph Gulf Coast, Inc., General Counsel
- Studer Community Institute, Board Member
- University of the South, Board of Trustees
- Obtained Dismissal with Prejudice of Complaint seeking damages against Newspaper for Slander, Libel & False light claims.
- Gene Valentino vs. InWeekly Media, LLC, et al. Escambia County, Florida ( Case Decision)
Lender Liability Defense
- Successfully defended Regional Financial Institution in bench trial against Lender Liability Claims in Gulf County, Florida. Obtained judgment against Borrower in excess of $12,000,000.00.
- Since 2012 Scott has served as team legal counsel for the Pensacola Blue Wahoos—the AA Affilliate of the Cincinatti Reds. In that capacity, Scott led the successful negotiation of a ten year agreement for the team to utilize Pensacola’s Bayfront Stadium a.k.a. Blue Wahoos Stadium as its home field.
Real Estate Litigation
- Represented regional financial institution in 2011 and obtained Summary Final Judgment against real estate developer in excess of $28,000,000.00 in connection with failed project in Bay County, Florida.
- Obtained Summary Final Judgment in 2013 against real estate developer in excess of $50,000,000.00 in connection with failed project in Santa Rosa County, Florida.
- Represented small business at trial in 2013 against real estate developers in Okaloosa County, Florida, obtaining a verdict for the client in excess of $1,900,000.00.
- Obtained money judgment in excess of One Milllion Dollars against Defendants for Money Lent, Damages, and Abuse of the Elderly.
- James Lee Whitmire and J. Alan Kohr, as co-personal representatives of the Estate of Warren Taylor Whitmire vs. Theodore M. Perkins, Jr., et al. (Download Case Decision)
Areas of Practice
- Business & Corporate
- Corporate, Securities & Business
- Shareholders Disputes
- Sports Law
- Financial Institutions
- Government Relations
- Intellectual Property Litigation
- Commercial Litigation
- Creditor’s Rights & Bankruptcy
- Probate Litigation
- Real Estate
- Real Estate Litigation
- J.D., Florida State University College of Law, cum laude, 1997
- B.A., University of the South, 1994
Admittance to Practice
- U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Florida
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit