Scot Wilson is a partner at Knight Law Group.
Mr. Wilson has substantial trial experience. He was actively involved in the In re: Toyota Unintended Acceleration MDL and JCCP, which resulted in a $1.6 billion settlement, and In re: GM Ignition Switch MDL. In 2016, Scot was trial counsel in Solorio v. Nissan in which he got a $46 million verdict for his client. In 2018, he was a recipient of the California Lawyer Attorney of the Year (CLAY) Award as a result of his role in a trial that resulted in a $417 million verdict for his client. In 2019, he was trial counsel in Bowser v. Ford in which he got a $400,000 verdict for his clients in an auto defect and fraud case. He has helped obtain verdicts and settlements of over $1 billion for his clients.
Before joining Knight Law Group, Mr. Wilson was a partner at Robinson Calcagnie, where he was trial counsel in many significant cases, including the landmark In re: Tobacco II Cases class action, which involved the fraudulent marketing of Marlboro “light” cigarettes. Before that, he was a shareholder at Call & Jensen in Newport Beach. He also served as a pro bono Deputy District Attorney with the Orange County District Attorney’s Office Trial Attorney Partnership Program.
After graduating from the University of California, San Diego in 1999‚ Mr. Wilson graduated cum laude from Pepperdine University School of Law in 2002. While at Pepperdine‚ he served as Note & Comment Editor for the Pepperdine Law Review and won the Dalsimer Moot Court Competition.
Mr. Wilson has been admitted to practice in California since 2002. He has handled cases in state and federal courts throughout the country. In addition to being a member of the State Bar of California, he is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (“ABOTA”).
Mr. Wilson has been named a Super Lawyer by Los Angeles Magazine multiple times for his work. He frequently gives presentations to other lawyers regarding trial advocacy, deposition techniques and emerging issues in consumer protection cases.