Scott Jarvis is an associate in the firm’s Construction and Government Contracts Group. As part of his construction practice, Scott represents owners and contractors at the state and federal level in both construction litigation matters and construction transactional matters. Scott has substantial experience in litigating complex claims involving multiple parties and has practiced in multiple federal and state jurisdictions. In addition, Scott maintains an active government contracts practice, representing and advising clients in various local, state and federal procurement regulations as well as obtaining successful results in bid protests and procurement appeals. Scott has also advised clients concerning several Public Private Partnership arrangements involving infrastructure and energy projects.
Scott is active within the area of energy infrastructure, with a particular focus on renewable energy projects. Scott advises clients on recent developments within state and federal legislation involving solar, wind, and other renewable sources, and has experience addressing contractual elements concerning power purchase agreements (“PPA’s”) and construction-related issues.
Scott received his J.D. from the University of Tennessee College of Law, summa cum laude, where he was a member of the National Trial Team. Upon graduation, Scott served as a judicial clerk to Judge Jacqueline Bolton, on the Tennessee Circuit Court.
- Represented developer in Public-Private Partnership transaction for city hall complex.
- Counsel to developer in a $25 million Public-Private Partnership transaction for solar energy development in Arizona.
- Advise state legislature on implementation of Public-Private Partnership legislation.
- Represented heavy construction equipment manufacturer in successful protest and award of a $25 million state department of transportation contract.
- Counsel to a global construction company in responding to Miller Act suit for subcontractor wage claims.
- Assisted large multi-national fast food company with claims related to state lien claims.
- Represented a U.S. energy company in multi-jurisdictional litigation involving more than $900 million in alleged cost overruns and delay damages concerning a nuclear power plant.
- Counsel to U.S.-based independent power producer in a dispute concerning a $1.6 billion engineer/procurement/construct (EPC) contract for electric power plants in Maryland.
- Advised educational testing company concerning state procurement bid protest and appeal.
- Successfully represented subcontractor in construction dispute concerning a sports stadium near Miami, Florida.
Construction Cite is a bi-monthly publication by Alston & Bird’s Construction Group highlighting recent trends and developments in construction law and in the construction industry. In this issue Alston & Bird’s Construction Group discusses utilizing various strategies to effectively mediate a construction dispute, a notable 7th Circuit decision addressing the scope of liability construction managers may face depending on their actual role on a project and a recent 11th Circuit decision analyzing whether “stigma” costs resulting from of physical damage to a building constitute “direct physical loss or damage” as articulated in common insurance policies.