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Results: Scott is one of California’s most successful trial lawyers. In recent years, he has tried 24 commercial cases to verdict (winning 22). He has obtained pre-trial dismissals of countless other cases, with seven published opinions as lead counsel.


Awards: In recognizing Scott as one of California’s “Top 20 Lawyers under 40”, the California Daily Journal described Scott’s trial record as “remarkable.” From 2010-2012, Mr. Ferrell was voted by his peers as one of California’s “Top 100 SuperLawyers.” As a recognized expert on trial strategy, Scott lectures quarterly at bar-approved CLE seminars on topics including jury selection, cross-examination, and closing argument.


Recent Wins: In October of 2010, Scott obtained a complete defense verdict after a six-week environmental contamination trial for a large energy company (in which the plaintiffs sought nearly $20 million). Scott also recently obtained a $47.4 million verdict for a telecom client in a trade secret case – the largest punitive damage award ever issued in San Diego Federal Court. Scott has also won 4 trials in which the jury deliberated less than an hour before finding in favor of his client.


Representative Clients: AT&T, Big 5, Carl’s Jr., Chevron, Ericsson, Nortel, OceanSpray, and Public Storage.


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. Class Action: 50%
  2. Commercial Real Estate: 50%

Attorney endorsements

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  • Mark Dee Potter

    Scott is a good trial lawyer who gets good results for his clients.


    Mark Potter Employment and labor Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • James Michael Bergener

    Scott is a fantastic trial attorney. I fully endorse him. He is fearless and fun. You definitely want him sitting at your table at trial.


    James Bergener Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Newport Trial Group, A Professional Corporation Lawyer

4100 Newport Place
Suite 800
Newport Beach, CA, 92660


TXInactive 199608/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Daily JournalClass Actions2004
Orange County LawyerPunitive Damages Limitations2004
Daily JournalClass Action Defense Strategies2002
PractitionerFighting A Strike Suit2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterLawN/AN/A