SCOTT BURROUGHS was born in Columbus, Ohio and grew up in London, Kentucky. He eventually found his way back to Columbus to attend college at The Ohio State University from 2004 to 2008, graduating magna cum laude, with a B.A. in History. He earned his J.D. in 2011 from the University of Kentucky College of Law, where he was a member of the National Moot Court team, Moot Court treasurer, and Vice-President for the Environmental Law Society. Scott began his legal career with a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Judge Gregory A. Lay of Kentucky’s 27th Judicial Circuit. Following his clerkship, he practiced for four years with a Louisville insurance defense firm successfully defending claims at the Administrative level, Court of Appeals, and the Kentucky Supreme Court. He joined O’Bryan, Brown & Toner in August 2016. His primary area of practice is insurance defense litigation with a particular focus in medical malpractice defense and workers compensation defense.
In his free time, Scott enjoys hiking, fishing, kayaking, golfing, playing hockey, and really any and all other outdoor or sporting pursuits. He also enjoys spending time with friends and family, and cheering on the Ohio State Buckeyes and Kentucky Wildcats.
Awards and Honors
Kentucky Defense Counsel Young Lawyer of the Year, 2015
Louisville Magazine Top Lawyer, 2014
Kentucky Super Lawyer Rising Star 2018
J.D. University of Kentucky
B.A. The Ohio State University, magna cum laude
Supreme Court of Kentucky
United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
Kentucky Bar Association
Louisville Bar Association
Kentucky Defense Counsel, Young Lawyers Section Board Member
Louisville Bar Association Public Service Committee, Member