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Started Swafford Law, LLC as a solo practitioner, after several years as an attorney with Arnold & Porter, LLP, and decades of experiences including IT, military intelligence, contracting, and international relations.


Attended Law School at night while working full time during the day as a federal civil servant (IT Project Manager) for NOAA, and graduated summa cum laude, 7th in my class.


Practical experiences developing and implementing litigation strategies that have worked for corporate clients and individuals.


Recognized in Maryland Daily Record's Movers and Shakers Column.



Languages spoken: French

Practice areas


  1. Advertising: 30%
    8 years, 9 cases
  2. Privacy: 30%
    8 years, 9 cases
  3. Business: 25%
    8 years, 15 cases
  4. Government Contracts: 15%
    8 years, 20 cases



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Attorney endorsements

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  • Lindsey Marie Hansen

    As a former client and now colleague, I can tell you that Scott is an excellent attorney. He listens, is effective and gets results. He is a superb writer , and his knowledge of the law and research skills are phenomenal. Just a pleasure to work with and gem in the legal community. I highly recommend this attorney.


    Lindsey Hansen Family Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Bennett James Wills

    I endorse Attorney Swafford. He is an asset to the legal community.


    Bennett Wills Contracts and agreements Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Swafford Law, LLC

41 State Circle
Annapolis, MD, 21401


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Isaac Bashevis Singer ScholarUniversity of Miami, Florida1984
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerSwafford Law, LLC2012 - Present
AssociateArnold & Porter, LLP2008 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
Prince George's County Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Anne Arundel County Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
District of Columbia BarN/A2009 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
ABA 2012 Data Security & Privacy HandbookChapter 5 Online Behavioral Advertising2012
Secure Times, Law Volume 4, No. 2, Fall 2009.Industry Self-Regulatory Efforts in Online Behavioral Advertising: How Do They Compare to the FTC's Principles?2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
American University, Washington College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007