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Scott C. Long

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Kansas City, MO

Long & Robinson, LLC
1800 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 500
Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: 816-708-2218
Fax: 816-541-2111
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2022
Licensed in Missouri Since: 1991
Practice Areas: Construction Litigation: Business, General Litigation
Attorney Profile

Considered a premier Midwest attorney in the realm of construction law, Scott C. Long has successfully handled numerous cases in Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, and Oklahoma. A partner with Long & Robinson, LLC, located in Kansas City, Missouri, he has more than twenty-nine years of rich trial experience in both state and district courts and has represented a diverse clientele, including contractors, homeowners' associations, and major corporations, in all types of disputes that involve the construction industry.

Mr. Long attended the University of Kansas and earned a bachelor's degree in Journalism with highest distinction. He subsequently enrolled at the University of Kansas School of Law and was a member of the Kansas Law Review. He also served as managing editor of the Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy, a publication he co-founded. After receiving his Juris Doctor in 1991, Mr. Long worked at Payne & Jones, Chtd. His first eponymous law firm, Long & Luder, P.A., opened in 1998.

Mr. Long's cases typically involve contract disputes, construction defect claims, payment collection matters, and representing homeowners associations in matters involving faulty construction.  

Demonstrating a continued passion for education, Mr. Long has spoken at seminars and lectured law students on topics that include trial advocacy and tactics. Besides being admitted to practice before all the state courts of Kansas, Missouri, Colorado and Oklahoma, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas and the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Construction Litigation: Business
  • 10%General Litigation
Focus Areas

Construction Defects


10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2022

About Scott C. Long

First Admitted: 1991, Missouri

Professional Webpage:

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Co-founder, Law Journal: Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy, Managing Editor, 1990 - 1991, University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas
  • Member, Law Review: Kansas Law Review, 1989 - 1990, University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas
  • Lecturer, Trial Advocacy at the University of Kansas School of Law

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Kansas City
  • Serves on the Board of Directors for the KIPP Endeavor Academy, an inner-city charter school in Kansas City, Missouri


  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas, Honors: Order of the Coif, 1991
  • AV rating from Martindale Hubbell
  • Kansas City Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar”, Kansas City Super Lawyers edition

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Oklahoma, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 1991
  • Missouri, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 1991
  • Kansas, 1991
  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas, 1991
  • Colorado, 2010


  • Biritz v. Williams, 262 Kan. 769 (1997)
  • Kansas State Bd. of Educ. v. Marsh, 274 Kan. 245 (2002)
  • Village at Deer Creek Homeowners Ass'n, Inc. v. Mid-Continent Cas. Co., 2014 WL 1303412
  • Bowles v. Weld Tire & Wheel, Inc., 41 S.W.3d 18 (Mo.App.W.D. 2001)
  • Northwest Arkansas Masonry, Inc. v. Summit Specialty Products, Inc., 29 Kan.App.2d 735 (2001)
  • Brooke Drywall of Columbia, Inc. v. Building Construction Enterprises, Inc., 361 S.W.3d 22 (Mo.App.W.D. 2012)
  • Carlson v. K-Mart Corp., 979 S.W.2d 145 (Mo.App.W.D. 2006)
  • Wellcraft Marine v. Lyell, 960 S.W.2d 542 (Mo.App.W.D. 1998)
  • Smith v. Martens, 279 Kan. 242 (2005)
  • Biritz v. Williams, 262 Kan. 769 (1997)

Educational Background

  • University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, B.S., Honors: With Highest Distinction, Major: Journalism, 1988
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Office Location for Scott C. Long

1800 Baltimore Avenue
Suite 500
Kansas City, MO 64108

Phone: 816-708-2218

Fax: 816-541-2111

Last Updated: 5/31/2022

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