Scott R. Swier

Scott R. Swier

About Me 

Scott Swier is the Founder and Managing Member of Swier Law Firm.


Scott Swier is a recognized authority in state and federal legal matters.  While serving in private legal practice and as Assistant Attorney General for the State of South Dakota, he has represented individuals, businesses, and governmental entities before state and federal trial courts, state and federal appellate courts, and state regulatory agencies.


As Assistant Attorney General, Scott served as counsel for the State of South Dakota in several high-profile cases and his clients included Governor Michael Rounds, Attorney General Larry Long, Secretary of State Chris Nelson, Department of Education Secretary Tom Oster, Department of Revenue and Regulation Secretary Paul Kinsman, Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Steve Pirner, and Commission on Gaming Executive Secretary Larry Eliason.


Scott is also a highly sought-after author and speaker on legal and legislative topics for state agencies, constitutional offices, and professional organizations, including the South Dakota State Bar Association, South Dakota State Medical Association, South Dakota Pharmacists Association, South Dakota Association of County Commissioners, South Dakota Association of County Officials, South Dakota Municipal League, South Dakota State's Attorney's Association, and Associated School Boards of South Dakota.