Scott Alexander is a partner in the Construction Group, and has served as the managing partner of Sacramento-based Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP for the past 6 years.
For over 20 years, Scott’s practice has focused exclusively in the area of construction law and litigation, with a primary emphasis in public contracts and complex contract disputes.
Scott routinely represents public entities, private owners, general contractors, subcontractors, and architects and engineers on a broad array of issues within the construction industry, including contractor licensing matters, bid protests, in-project management issues, impact, delay and disruption claims, defective construction claims, complex contract disputes, negligence and tort claims, false claims, and mechanics’ lien, stop notice and bond claim actions. Scott’s broad experiences on public (both state and federal) and private projects have provided him with critical background in the areas of design and engineering standards, construction management, construction means and methods, and the presentation and defense of construction claims.
In addition to his litigation practice, Scott has significant experience drafting and negotiating all types of public and private project construction contracts and related construction documentation across various construction project delivery systems.
Scott is an AV® Peer Review Rated lawyer, the highest rating given by Martindale-Hubbell for legal ability and ethical standard. Scott received his J.D., with distinction, from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1997.