Scott J. Ivy

    Contact Information:
  • Phone: 559-228-6700
  • Fax: 559-228-6727
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Special Recognition:


  • University of San Diego School of Law, Juris Doctor, May 1998
    Honors: Magna Cum Laude, Order of the Coif
  • California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, California
    Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, December 1993
    Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Memberships, Awards & Recognition

  • Martindale-Hubbell Rating: AV Preeminent
  • Member of Association of Business Trial Lawyers (San Joaquin Valley Chapter)
  • Super Lawyer: Selected as Northern California Super Lawyer for 2012, 2013 & 2014 representing the top 5% of Lawyers in Northern California.
  • Rising Star: Selected by Super Lawyers Magazine as Northern California Rising Star for 2010 representing the top 2.5% of Lawyers in Northern California.

Employment & Experience

  • Lang, Richert & Patch, Fresno, California
    Shareholder, April 2006 – Present
  • Musick, Peeler & Garrett LLP – Litigation Department, Los Angeles, California
    September 1998 – April 2006 (Partner in December 2005) Partner in the Litigation Department, primarily representing individuals and businesses in general civil, commercial and business litigation matters, as well as the representation of securities and insurance brokers and firms
  • Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office – Central Trials, Los Angeles, California
    Pro-Bono Deputy City Attorney
    Tried multiple criminal jury trials to verdict

Admitted to Practice

  • California State Bar
  • United States District Court Central District December 1998,
  • United States District Court Eastern District June 2006
  • United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit

Practice Areas

  • Extensive experience in all facets of commercial and business litigation, including trade secret litigation, breach of contract, fraud, business torts and unfair competition, PACA litigation, corporation/limited liability companies dissolution disputes, and insurance coverage and bad faith (plaintiff and defense).
  • Representative clients include some of the largest and most diverse corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, medical groups, and banks and lending institutions throughout California and beyond. Has tried numerous jury trials to verdict in both State and Federal Court.
  • Personally briefed and argued cases before California Supreme Court, California Court of Appeal 2nd District and 5th District, and United States Court of Appeal for the 9th Circuit.