M. Scott
Bailey

A founding partner of Huff, Powell & Bailey, Scott has a dynamic litigation practice focusing on the defense of healthcare providers and institutions, as well as product and device manufacturers. He was formerly with Alston & Bird in Atlanta where he was a member of several national litigation teams defending clients in mass tort, multidistrict, and class action litigation. Scott has tried over 40 cases as lead counsel, all to defense or directed verdicts. Featured as an Atlanta Magazine SuperLawyers Rising Star for 2005 – 2006, Scott has been a Georgia SuperLawyer for the last eight years. He is also a charter fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, a trial lawyer honorary society. He was recognized in 2009 as a member of the Lexis-Nexis Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers and is a recent invited member of the Professional Liability Defense Foundation. In 2013 he was privileged to be elected as a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

Representative cases/experience

  • Participated in all phases of litigation, including extensive trial and appellate experience
  • Successful resolution of numerous cases at summary judgment
  • Defense verdicts in multiple cases involving death and catastrophic lifelong injuries
  • Represented physicians and mid-level providers for investigations by and complaints made to the Georgia Composite Medical Board

Education

  • B.A., Journalism, University of Georgia (1990)
  • J.D., Georgia State University (1996)

A founding partner of Huff, Powell & Bailey, Scott has a dynamic litigation practice focusing on the defense of healthcare providers and institutions, as well as product and device manufacturers. He was formerly with Alston & Bird in Atlanta where he was a member of several national litigation teams defending clients in mass tort, multidistrict, and class action litigation. Scott has tried over 40 cases as lead counsel, all to defense or directed verdicts. Featured as an Atlanta Magazine SuperLawyers Rising Star for 2005 – 2006, Scott has been a Georgia SuperLawyer for the last eight years. He is also a charter fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, a trial lawyer honorary society. He was recognized in 2009 as a member of the Lexis-Nexis Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers and is a recent invited member of the Professional Liability Defense Foundation. In 2013 he was privileged to be elected as a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

Representative cases/experience

  • Participated in all phases of litigation, including extensive trial and appellate experience
  • Successful resolution of numerous cases at summary judgment
  • Defense verdicts in multiple cases involving death and catastrophic lifelong injuries
  • Represented physicians and mid-level providers for investigations by and complaints made to the Georgia Composite Medical Board

Education

  • B.A., Journalism, University of Georgia (1990)
  • J.D., Georgia State University (1996)

M. Scott Bailey

Representative cases/experience

  • Participated in all phases of litigation, including extensive trial and appellate experience
  • Successful resolution of numerous cases at summary judgment
  • Defense verdicts in multiple cases involving death and catastrophic lifelong injuries
  • Represented physicians and mid-level providers for investigations by and complaints made to the Georgia Composite Medical Board

M. Scott Bailey

  • Georgia SuperLawyer Rising Star 2005 – 2006
  • Georgia SuperLawyer 2007 – 2014
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Lexis-Nexis Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers

M. Scott Bailey

Admissions to practice

  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia

M. Scott Bailey

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

M. Scott Bailey

Education

  • B.A., Journalism, University of Georgia (1990)
  • J.D., Georgia State University (1996)