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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

W. Scott Locher

W. Scott Locher


  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Class Action, Multidistrict Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Discovery and E-Discovery

WSG Practice Industries



Scott has a commercial litigation practice.

He has extensive experience in handling and managing all aspects of litigation of complex, major commercial disputes in federal and state courts and arbitration forums. He has litigated a broad range of types of cases, claims, and procedural matters involving a large variety of industries, including oil and gas, power, telecommunications, health care, real estate, e-commerce, medical device and grocery. Scott also serves as an Assistant General Counsel to the firm.

Representative Experience

  • Breach of fiduciary duties and securities claims involving officers and directors.
  • Part of trial team that defended arbitration claims involving termination of off-shore drilling rig contract.
  • Part of trial team that prosecuted billion dollar actual fraudulent transfer case against Fortune 500 company. Case settled after two-week bench trial.
  • Tried defense of complex fraudulent transfer and preference case against client. Case settled during trial.
  • Managed massive discovery efforts, evidence organization, and trial preparations for complex fraudulent conveyance lawsuits against Fortune 500 companies, one involving global power companies, another involving global food companies.
  • Prosecuted lawsuit for manufacturer and defended its distributor's wrongful termination, antitrust, tortious interference counterclaims. Case settled before trial.
  • A series of four complex arbitrations against Fortune 500 company involving a power island's energy service contracts.

M&A Warranty and Indemnity Claims

  • Managed defense and handled briefing in Dummar v. Lummis, 2007 WL 81808 (D.Utah, 2007). Judgment for client, affirmed on appeal. 543 F.3d 614 (10th Cir. 2008).


AB, Stanford University, Political Science, Economics, 1988
Areas of Practice

Arbitration and Mediation | Class Action, Multidistrict Litigation | Commercial Litigation | Discovery and E-Discovery | Energy and Environmental Litigation | Energy Litigation | Fiduciary Litigation | Financial Services Litigation | Litigation | Mergers and Acquisitions | Oil & Gas Disputes | Securities Litigation and SEC Enforcement

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