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CIVIC/PROFESSIONAL

ORDER OF THE PALMETTO (State of South Carolina's Highest Civilian Award)

Life Fellow: South Carolina Bar Foundation

Past Co-Chair: Class Gift and Reunion Committee, USC Law School

Past Chair: SSF Section of the South Carolina Bar Association

Past Member, House of Delegates: South Carolina Bar Association

Leadership Columbia: Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce

Leadership South Carolina: USC and Office of the Governor

Past Member, Loan Administration Committee, Mortgage Bankers of the Carolinas

Past Member, Legislative Committee, Mortgage Bankers of the Carolinas

Dartmouth Parents Donor, Class of 2011

Friends of Dartmouth Football (Parent ’11)

Past Member: Board of Visitors, Medical University of South Carolina

Past Co-Chairman: Young Lawyers Division, United Way Midlands

Past President: National Society to Prevent Blindness of South Carolina

Past Treasurer and Finance Chairman: Arthritis Foundation of South Carolina

Past Foundation Board and Fundraising Chair: SC Commission for the Blind

Shandon Baptist Church: Finance and Stewardship Committee (2004-2016)

The Citadel Alumni Association: Life Member

NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner: Past Honorary Co-Chairman

NAACP of South Carolina – Life Member

South Carolina Democratic Party, Committee of 100, Past Member

South Carolina Republican Party, Capitol 100 Foundation, Past Advisory Board

Past Non-Compensated/As Needed Advisor for then Deputy Director for Political Affairs – 40th P.O.T.U.S.

Hammond School: Past Annual Fund Class Co-Chairman

Hammond School: Past President, Board of Directors, Skyhawk Club

Hammond School: Past Member, Board of Trustees

Hammond School: Past Co-Chair, Annual Auction

MILITARY

Distinguished Military ROTC: U.S. Army Reserve Officer’s Program, 82nd Airborne Division, Ft. Bragg, North Carolina – The Citadel, Charleston, SC

Graduate, US Army Adjutant General’s School, Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana

Honorable Discharge, Adjutant General’s Corps: United States Army Officer

OTHER

In keeping with his long family history of public, civic, and community service, Ron Scott is or has served as an officer, board member, committee member or in a leadership capacity for numerous state and local entities involving business, social, educational and charitable organizations. In addition, he and his firm seek to follow in the tradition of public service championed by his late father, the Honorable Robert C. Scott, Jr., and his late sister, Dr. Susan Scott Lynch, who were recipients of the Order of the Palmetto, the state’s highest civilian award; and also his mother, Dr. Louise T. Scott, a recipient of the Palmetto Patriot Award. In 2017 Ron Scott received the ORDER of the PALMETTO, the State of South Carolina's highest civilian award. The Mayor and City Council of Columbia also voted for October 12, 2017, to be "Ronald C Scott Day".

Location

  • 2712 Middleburg Drive, Suite 200
    P.O. Box 2065
    Columbia, SC 29202

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, District Court
  • South Carolina, South Carolina Bar

Court Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • South Carolina Supreme Court
  • United States District Court

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law, Columbia, SC (2018)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law

Special Focus

  • Creditors' and Debtors' Rights
  • Mortgage

Awards:

  • AMERICA'S TOP 100 ATTORNEYS (LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT)
  • SUPER LAWYERS (repeat)
  • BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA (repeat)
  • 2016 LEADERSHIP IN LAW HONOREE (SC LAWYERS WEEKLY)
  • ORDER OF THE PALMETTO, State of South Carolina's highest civilian award
  • BEST LAWYERS/BEST LAW FIRMS 2014 -2017 US NEWS & WORLD REPORT
  • AV Preeminent Martindale Hubbell (5.0 out 5.0)
  • Most Outstanding Young Men of America-3 time selection
  • White House Fellowship, Regional Finalist Award
  • Most Outstanding Young Man Award, Columbia and South Carolina
  • Board of Visitors, Medical University of South Carolina
  • BEST LAWYERS IN THE MIDLANDS

Ex Parte In Re Fannie Mae

Filed Motion and Pleadings in May of 2009 which resulted in the Nation's First State-Wide Order to administer and define state court procedures for the implementation of HAMP guidelines under the US Treasury Regulations issued by the Obama Administration.

Represented Seller in WCOS Radio Transaction in 1991

Transaction was, in 1991, the largest sale of a single radio station in the history of radio communications in South Carolina.

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