David Scott’s practice focuses on all aspects of environmental law, with an emphasis on transactions, regulatory compliance, and litigation.

David has experience in both the government and private practice. His work has included everything from conducting environmental due diligence to preparing witnesses and objection documents to drafting and filing various court pleadings and assisting in the discovery stage of complex environmental litigation. David’s strong science background allows him to efficiently identify potential issues and work with multi-disciplinary teams to devise creative and effective solutions.

While attending Vermont Law School, David interned with a boutique environmental and land use firm in New Hampshire and the Maryland Office of the Attorney General for the Department of Natural Resources. Additionally, David spent a semester as a full-time Extern at Hunsucker Goodstein before ultimately returning. Throughout law school, he was a Staff Editor and an Articles Editor for the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law. He also served as a research associate for Vermont Law School’s Water and Justice Program. Prior to attending Vermont Law School, David attended the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry where he received a B.S. in Environmental Science, magna cum laude, and was a competitive sport fisherman.



Juris Doctor, 2015, Cum Laude, Vermont Law School, South Royalton, VT


Bachelor of Sciences, 2012, Environmental Science, Magna Cum Laude, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY