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Scott D. Garbo



500 Woodward Ave
Suite 3500
Detroit, MI 48226
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J.D., University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Detroit, Michigan, 2007
B.A., Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, 2004
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Super lawyers 2015

Scott D. Garbo


Scott D. Garbo joined Clark Hill’s Detroit office after gaining invaluable experience practicing law at a mid-size firm in Denver, Colorado. He is a Member in the Construction practice group and is an adjunct to the Litigation practice group. While Scott has extensive experience representing businesses and individuals on a wide array of issues, he has specialized in representing developers, lenders, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, design professionals, owners, and insurers on construction projects. He worked for various construction trades while in school, and now applies his first-hand experience in the construction industry to representing his clients.

While an undergraduate at Michigan State University, Scott earned a business degree from the Eli Broad College of Business. He also studied abroad at John Cabot University in Rome, Italy, where he studied international law, international business, and Italian. Scott graduated cum laude from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. While attending law school, he was a member of the Frank Murphy Honor Society for graduating in the top ten percent of his class; contributed to the law journal as a member of the UDM Law Review; and acted as the president of the St. Thomas More Society.

Scott is licensed in state and federal courts in Michigan and Colorado, and has appeared pro hac vice in Illinois and New York courts.

State Bar of Michigan (Real Estate Law Section - Construction Committee)
Colorado Bar Association
Venetian Club
Practice Areas
Construction LawLitigation