Member of the firm

Email: J. Scott Greer

Mr. Greer worked as a hod carrier, mason, and fork lift driver prior to becoming a lawyer, and has been representing the construction industry and business community as an advisor and litigator for over 30 years.

Practice Areas

  • Trial and Appellate Litigation in State and Federal Courts
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution before the American Arbitration Association and other ADR Forums
  • Construction Law
  • Business and Commercial Law
  • Labor and Employment Law



  • 1985, New York
  • 1986, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • 1987, U.S. District Court, Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York
  • 1991, U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
  • 1998, U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • 2003, United States Supreme Court



  • State University of New York at Albany (B.A.), magna cum laude, 1981
  • Albany Law School of Union University (J.D.), 1984


Professional Activities and Associations

  • Super Lawyer Upstate New York, Construction Litigation, 2015-present
  • American Arbitration Association National Roster of Neutrals for Construction and Commercial Disputes, 2007-present
  • Dutchess County Economic Development Corporation, Business Development Committee, 2014-present
  • Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce, Co-Chair Employer Resource Committee, 2014-present
  • Marist College Red Fox Club, Board of Directors, 2014-present
  • Co-Author: “New York Mechanics’ Lien and Construction Claims,” Lorman Education Services, March 1998
  • Special Counsel to New York State Assemblyman Stephen Saland, Minority Leader Codes Committee, 1985-1990
  • Special Counsel to New York State Senator Stephen Saland, 1991-1992
  • Director, Family Services of Dutchess County, 1988-1993
  • Family Services, Inc., Advisory Council, 1993-2000
  • Director, Catharine Street Community Center, 2001-2007, 2008-2014



  • Dutchess County Bar Association (Judicial Review Committee)
  • New York State Bar Association (Member: Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, Executive Committee Dispute Resolution Section)
  • American Bar Association (Member: Construction Industry Forum; Litigation Section; Tort, Trial & Insurance Practice Section)