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Scott Griffith

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Dallas, TX

Griffith Davison, P.C.
Galleria North Tower I, 13737 Noel Road, Suite 850
Dallas, TX 75240
Phone: 972-392-8900
Fax: 972-392-8901
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2005, 2008 - 2022
Licensed in Texas Since: 1987
Education: Baylor Law School
Practice Areas: Construction Litigation: Business, Business Litigation, Employment & Labor: Employee, Real Estate: Business
Attorney Profile

Scott Griffith is President and Founding Shareholder at Griffith Davison. His practice focuses on complex litigation and dispute resolution for contractors, owners, and developers. Scott is recognized and valued among peers and clients for his professional approach, expansive knowledge in construction and real estate, and exceptional skills in the courtroom.

His experience and understanding of the construction industry position him to advise clients through complex, high-stakes disputes. Scott has a record of success prosecuting and defending a broad range of construction-based disputes before state courts, federal courts, and arbitrators. Scott has extensive experience with claims resulting from delays, disputed scope, construction defects, and design errors.

Scott stays abreast of evolving legal and commercial implications for his clients through active involvement with various associations including the American Bar Association, State Bar of Texas, and TEXO. He is Board Certified in Construction Law with the Texas Board of Legal Specialization; a former chair of the Construction Law Section of the Dallas Bar Association; an Associate Member in the Construction Owners Association of America; and a Fellow with the Construction Lawyers Society of America.

He has received several recognitions and rankings and often speaks on complex legal matters within the construction industry.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Construction Litigation: Business
  • 20%Business Litigation
  • 10%Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 10%Real Estate: Business
Focus Areas

Construction Defects, Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Employment Law - Employee, Condominiums & Cooperatives, Landlord/Tenant, Mortgage & Refinance, Short Sale


18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2005, 2008 - 2022

About Scott Griffith

First Admitted: 1987, Texas

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • All U.S. District Courts in Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • American Bar Association: Member, Steering Committee of Division 1 (Litigation and Dispute Resolution) of the Forum on Construction Law; Member, Construction Litigation Committee of the Litigation Section
  • State Bar of Texas: Member, Construction Law Section; Member, Litigation Section; Member, Business Law Section
  • Dallas Bar Association:  Member, Construction Law Section (Chairman in 2007); Member, Business Litigation Section
  • TEXO (Associated General Contractors / Associated Builders & Contractors – Joint Association):  Member, Board of Directors (2009-2012); Member, Governmental Affairs Council; Member, Legal Advisory Council
  • Construction Owners Association of America: Associate Member
  • Construction Lawyers Society of America: Fellow

Educational Background

  • Stephen F. Austin State University, B.B.A., 1984

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Forum on Construction Law of the American Bar Association, (Moderator) Liquidated Damages Clauses: Drafting, Enforcing and Busting (Annual Conference 2019), (Moderator) Panel Discussion about the Los Angeles Rams Stadium Project (Mid-Winter Conference 2019), (Speaker) AIA Contract Documents – Negotiation and Advocacy Strategies (Fall Conference 2017), (Speaker) Emerging Technologies in Construction and Related Legal Issues (Fall Conference 2016), (Speaker) Arbitration Strategies (Fall Conference 2013), (Speaker) Latin American Contracts/Projects and Tips on Dispute Avoidance and Resolution (Mid-Winter Conference 2013), (Speaker) Mediating a Construction Dispute (Annual Conference 2012), (Speaker) Creative and Unconventional Discovery in Construction Cases (Mid-Winter Conference 2012), (Speaker) Multi-Party Arbitrations: A Discussion of Legal Issues and Practical Tips (Spring Conference 2011)
  • State Bar of Texas, (Speaker) Who is Bankrolling this Project? (33rd Annual Construction Law Conference, March 2020), (Speaker & Paper) The Use of Experts in Construction Litigation (Construction Law Section Conference 2011), (Speaker & Paper) Jury Charge for the Construction Case (Annual Meeting 2003)
  • Dallas Bar Association, TxDOT Claim Process (2006)
  • TEXO (Associated General Contractors / Associated Builders & Contractors – Joint Association), (Speaker) Sustainability in Design and Construction: Legal Considerations from a Contractor’s Perspective (Fall 2009)
  • The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), (Speaker) Fighting the Construction Dispute: Arbitration vs. Litigation (2007), (Speaker) Understanding Key Contract Provisions (2006)

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified – Construction Law – Texas Board of Legal Specialization


  • Chambers USA Ranked as a leader in Construction Law, Chambers & Partners, 2021
  • The Best Lawyers in America 2017-2022, Ranked, Best Lawyers, 2022
  • Listed as a Top Attorney, Construction Litigation in “Texas Super Lawyers” (published in Texas Monthly) – 2003-2021, Listed as a Top Attorney, Corporate Construction Litigation in “Texas Super Lawyers – Corporate Counsel Edition” – 2008-2015, Super Lawyers, 2021
  • Martindale-Hubbell® – AV® Preeminent™ Peer Rating, Martindale-Hubbell®, 2021
  • Listed in the Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine, 2017

Industry Groups

  • Construction
  • Oil & Gas
  • Real Estate
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Office Location for Scott Griffith

Galleria North Tower I
13737 Noel Road, Suite 850
Dallas, TX 75240

Phone: 972-392-8900

Fax: 972-392-8901

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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