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Scott DeGraffenried

Of Counsel

222 South Main Street, Suite 2200, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Scott assists clients in virtually all aspects of construction.

Beginning as a carpenter, Scott gained valuable industry experience which he now combines with his legal knowledge to develop innovative solutions for clients.

Comprehensive Construction Advisor: Scott is experienced in advising clients on successfully navigating the construction process. He represents owners, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and design professionals in a broad range of complex construction matters.

Experienced Dispute Resolution: With the unique and challenging nature of the construction industry, Scott is adept at finding efficient solutions for construction disputes. He has been involved in numerous mediations and arbitrations for his clients.


Real Estate and Construction Law
Scott’s passion for and knowledge of the construction industry drives him to develop efficient strategies for his
clients’ construction needs:

  • Reviewing and drafting contracts 
  • Litigating public procurement disputes 
  • Pursuing collection 
  • Prosecuting mechanic’s lien 
  • Defending payment/performance bond claims

Construction Litigation
Focusing almost exclusively on construction litigation since becoming at attorney, Scott has rich experience in assisting clients through the many phases of their projects:

  • Cost-effective dispute resolution 
  • Trial consulting



Speaking Engagements


Bar Admissions


  • The Best Lawyers in America© Litigation - Construction, 2018
  • Construction Lawyers Society of America, Charter Fellow
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, Construction Litigation, 2015-2017
  • Utah Business Magazine, Utah Legal Elite, 2010, 2011; Construction, 2017, 2018

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Brigham Young University, Construction Law course in the Construction Management program, Adjunct Professor
  • Utah State Bar Construction Law Section, Chair Elect, 2014

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