Focus Areas of Practice

  • Design Professional Liability Defense – represent Architects and Engineers faced with claims of professional negligence including alleged design errors and project administration.

  • Construction Defect Litigation – represent property owners, contractors, suppliers and Design Professionals in matters involving claims of defective construction on residential, multi-family, commercial, and industrial properties.

  • General Commercial Litigation – represent business and individual clients in disputes arising from contractual relationships and torts. 

Scott McDaniel

Professional Organizations

  • Oklahoma Bar Association - Member
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association - Member
  • Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel - Member
  • The Defense Research Institute - Member
  • Construction Lawyers Society of America -Member


  • The Devil is in the Details: Managed Care and the Unforeseen Costs of Utilization Review as a Cost Containment Mechanism, 35 Okla. City U. L.Rev. 483 (2010), reprinted in Issues in Law & Medicine, 27 Issues L. & Med. 21 (2011)

Professional Honors

  • Recognized in 2016-2020 as a Rising Star Top Young Attorney in Oklahoma Magazine's Super Lawyer Edition


  • Oklahoma
  • United States District Courts for the Northern District of Oklahoma
  • United States District Courts for the Western District of Oklahoma


  • Juris Doctor, Oklahoma City University School of Law, Oklahoma City, OK, 2011
    • Certificate: Alternative Dispute Resolution
    • Graduated Magna Cum Laude
    • CALI Award in Legal Research & Writing and Criminal Law
    • Dean's List Fall 2008, 2009, 2010
    • Faculty Honor Roll Fall 2008, 2009, 2010
    • Dean's List Spring 2009, 2010, 2011
    • Faculty Honor Roll Spring 2011
    • Oklahoma City University Law Review (Articles Editor 2010-2011) (Member 2009-2010)
    • Phi Delta Phi (Member)
    • ABA - Student Division (Member)
    • Federalist Society (Member)
    • Merit Scholar
    • William J. Holloway, Jr. American Inn of Court (Member 2010-2011)
  • B.A. in Political Science and Sociology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 2005
    • National Dean's List 2005/2006