D. Scott Gurney

T 513.651.6841
F 513.651.6981
3300 Great American Tower
301 East Fourth Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Scott is a member of Frost Brown Todd's Construction Law Group. Scott has been recognized as a leading construction attorney by Chambers USA Client Guide®, The Best Lawyers in America®, Legal 500, Ohio Super Lawyers®, and Cincy Business, and has an AV® Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®Chambers USA® Client Guide reports that Scott "brings a practical and knowledgeable approach to resolving claims."

Scott advises and represents contractors and other participants in the construction process on risk management, contracts, bidding issues, mechanics’ liens and payment matters, schedule delay and disruption claims, defect claims, and mediation, arbitration, and litigation of construction disputes. He is past Chairman of the Cincinnati Bar Association’s Construction Law Committee, is a past member of the Board of Directors of Allied Construction Industries (AGC-Cincinnati), and is on AGC of Ohio's Legislative Committee.

Scott is an arbitrator on the American Arbitration Association's Construction Industry panel.

Representative Experience

Highlights & Recognitions

  • Cincy Leading Lawyers, 2013
  • Chambers USA, Construction, 2008-2015
  • Ohio Super Lawyers®, 2004-2014
  • The Best Lawyers in America® 2005-2015
  • Legal 500
  • Cincy Business
  • AV® Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction Industry; Committee on Construction Litigation
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Allied Construction Industries (AGC-Cincinnati), Board of Directors, 2008-2009; Education Committee, 1998-2004; Membership Committee, 2004-2009
  • Associated General Contractors of Ohio, Legislative Committee
  • Ohio Contractors Association

Non-FBT Publications and Events

Perspectives on Public-Private Partnerships, 33rd IRMI Construction Risk Conference, San Diego, November 7-21, 2013

World Risk and Insurance News, Interview, IRMI Construction Risk Conference, December 2013

Public Private Partnerships - The Nuts and Bolts, Ohio Contractor's Association, Columbus, December 3, 2012

Prefab and Modular Systems - A Case Study on Risks/Rewards, 32nd IRMI Risk Conference, Orlando,  November 14, 2012

Risk Management Strategies for Partnering with DBE's, 31st IRMI Conference,  San Diego, November 16, 2011

"Ten Ways to Minimize Risk and Avoid Disputes"

How to Deal with a Problem Project - A Case Study

Designing a Successful Project and Claims Documentation Program

Killer Contract Issues for GCs and Subcontractors

Design-Build Contracting and Subcontracting

How to Deal with Mold and Mold Claims

Other Contact Info


Cynthia McGraw
T 513.651.6135