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Scott J. Crosby



130 North Court Ave
Memphis TN 38103
Tel: 901.524.5134
Fax: 901.524.5024

Admitted to Practice

Tennessee, 1991

Georgia, 1990

United States District Courts in Georgia and Tennessee

United States Tax Court

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Bar Admissions

Federal Bar Association

American Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

Memphis Bar Association

Scott J. Crosby


Scott Crosby joined the firm in 1995 after serving for five years as a Trial Attorney in the United States Department of Justice, Tax Division in Washington, D.C. He has been a Member of the firm since 1999. Mr. Crosby’s practice is presently focused on family law matters, tax controversies, and general commercial litigation, with a particular interest in two areas of workers’ compensation: premium fraud and subrogation. In his family law practice, he represents clients in divorce litigation involving both property and custody matters. With his varied practice, Mr. Crosby splits his time between state and federal court practice in Memphis, and, outside of Memphis, he has appeared in federal courts in bankruptcy and commercial litigation matters across Tennessee and in Mississippi, Georgia, Alabama, Florida and Arkansas.


  • University of Virginia (J.D., 1990), Notes Editor, University of Virginia Tax Review (1990)
  • University of Virginia (B.A., 1986)

  • Successfully tried breach of contract matter at the administrative hearing level in front of the Department of Commerce and Insurance (March 2009)
  • Successfully tried breach of contract matter and misrepresentation case in Federal Court in Savannah, GA (February 2010)
  • Successfully tried breach of contract matter in Circuit Court, Shelby County, TN (January 2009)

Professional Honors and Activities

  • Trial Attorney, Department of Justice, Tax Division, Washington, D.C. (1990-1995)
  • Department of Justice Special Achievement Award (1991)
  • Tax Division Outstanding Attorney Award (1993)
  • Fellow, Memphis Bar Foundation
  • Member, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Member, National Association of Subrogation Professionals
  • President, Memphis Collaborative Divorce Alliance
  • Named to the Mid-South Super Lawyers list in area of business litigation for Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas (2006-present)

Publications and Presentations of Note

  • Co-author, Special Project, An Empirical Study of Intercircuit Conflicts on Federal Income Tax Issues, 9 VA. TAX REV. 125 (1989)
  • Presenter, National Council of Investigation and Security Specialists and Mid-South Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (2000 Super Conference)
  • Presenter, "Family Law Update - Divorce & Bankruptcy," Sterling Education Services, Memphis, Tennessee (September 2008 and 2009)
  • Presenter, "Collaborative Law," Memphis Bar Association Bench Bar Conference (April 2010 and May 2012)

Community Involvement

  • Board of Directors, Salvation Army Memphis Area Command (2002- present; Chairman, 2008- 2009)
  • Board of Directors, Levitt Shell (2010- present)
  • Board of Directors, Trezevant Manor (2006- present; President, 2012- 2013)
  • Board of Trustees, Grace St. Luke's Episcopal School (2016 - present)