Scott C. Long

Top rated Construction Litigation attorney in Kansas City, Missouri

Long & Robinson, LLC
Scott C. Long
Long & Robinson, LLC

Practice Areas: Construction Litigation, General Litigation; view more

Licensed in Missouri since: 1992

Education: The University of Kansas School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2023

Long & Robinson, LLC

1800 Baltimore Avenue
Suite 500
Kansas City, MO 64108 Visit website


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

Construction Litigation: Business, General Litigation

Focus areas

Construction Defects

  • 90% Construction Litigation: Business
  • 10% General Litigation

First Admitted: 1991, Kansas

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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
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • 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

Office location for Scott C. Long

1800 Baltimore Avenue
Suite 500
Kansas City, MO 64108

Phone: 816-708-2218


11 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2023

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