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130 North Court Ave
Memphis TN 38103
Fax: 901.524.5024

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Rowlett Scott’s practice involves a variety of subjects. In commercial real estate matters, he represents owners, sellers, purchasers, landlords, and tenants in a wide variety of transactions and negotiations. Mr. Scott represents lenders and borrowers in commercial lending transactions involving security interests in real property and/or personal property. He also maintains a business litigation practice, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of commercial disputes. He represents title insurance companies in disputes with insureds and in defending title on behalf of insureds. Mr. Scott joined the firm in 2006, after having practiced for more than forty years at Armstrong Allen in Memphis, Tennessee.


  • Yale University (LL.B., 1961)
  • Yale University (B.E., 1958)

Professional Honors and Activities

  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers
  • Named to Best Lawyers in America© for over 30 years in Litigation- Real Estate (1989-2021) and Real Estate Law (2011-2021)
  • Named Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" for Litigation- Real Estate in the Memphis area (2013) 
  • Listed in Chambers, USA as a Senior Statespeople in the area of Real Estate (2019-2020)
  • Listed in Chambers, USA in Band 2 in the area of Real Estate (2005-2018)
  • Named to the "Top 50 Memphis Super Lawyers" list in the area of Real Estate (2009)
  • Named to the Mid-South Super Lawyers list in the area of Real Estate (2006- 2017)
  • Former Director, Mid-South Commercial Law Institute
  • Judicial Clerk to the Honorable Bailey Brown, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee (1961- 1962)
  • Captain, U.S. Army Reserves, Judge Advocate General Corps. (1963- 1968)

Publications and Presentations of Note

  • Presenter at continuing education seminars on real estate law and on bankruptcy law as it relates to real estate
  • Author of sections in Tennessee Practice on real estate forms