R. Scott Connally is an associate attorney in Swift Currie’s Atlanta office. He focuses his practice on defending construction, insurance and automobile liability cases.

Prior to joining Swift Currie, Scott served as a judicial clerk for Judges L. Scott Coogler, Abdul K. Kallon and C. Lynwood Smith in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama between August 2012 and July 2015. Scott also has a wide range of experience working in both defense and plaintiff firms, which gives him a unique perspective as an attorney.

Scott earned his J.D. from The University of Alabama School of Law. He received both his M.S. and B.S. in civil engineering from The University of Alabama.


  • Order of the Coif
  • Dean M. Leigh Harrison Award
  • Hugo Black Scholar
  • Federal Bar Association Award for Excellence in the Study of Federal Jurisdiction
  • Lanier Ford Shaver & Payne Award in Intellectual Property.


Alabama State Bar

Bar Admittances

  • Alabama


University of Alabama School of Law (J.D., 2012)

University of Alabama (M.S., 2009)

University of Alabama (B.S., 2008)

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