Scott A. Davidson

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Tel: 502.589.5980
Fax: 502.561.9400

Areas of Practice

Civil defense litigation with emphasis on: Insurance defense, Accounting and legal malpractice, Asbestos litigation, Coverage disputes


J.D., (Cum Laude), University of Louisville, 1996
B.S., (With Distinction) Indiana University, 1993 (Business Economics & Public Policy)


Mr. Davidson became an associate with Boehl Stopher & Graves in 1998 and a partner in 2005. He represents numerous corporate and insurance clients at the trial and appellate court level. He has defended companies in the utility, hotel, restaurant, airline, sporting good and other industries in various types of lawsuits including personal injury, wrongful death, breach of contract, intentional tort, and sexual harassment and discrimination. His current practice also includes the defense of malpractice claims against attorneys and accountants. He serves as primary counsel in the defense of asbestos claims throughout Kentucky against an automobile component manufacturer. He also is Kentucky counsel for a major railroad company in the assertion of economic damages claims arising out of crossing accidents.

Another emphasis of Mr. Davidson’s practice is litigating coverage disputes involving auto, homeowners, commercial general liability and group life policies. He obtained summary judgment in National Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh, PA v. United Catalysts, Inc., 182 F.Supp.2d 608 (W.D. Ky. 2002) involving a claim of coverage for an $80 million judgment rendered against the insured in a patent infringement action.

Significant Appelate Decisions

Bassett v. NCAA, 528 F.3d 426 (6th Cir. 2008) (affirming dismissal of antitrust claim by assistant University of Kentucky football coach arising out of sanctions for rules infractions)

Burton v. CSX, 269 S.W.3d 1 (Ky. 2008) (affirming defense verdict in solvent-induced brain damage claim)

Clingaman v. LG&E, 2004 WL 1416297 (Ky.App. 2004) (affirming summary judgment in claim by estate of breathing machine dependent ALS patient who died when power was disconnected)


Kentucky, Indiana
U.S. District Courts, Western and Eastern Districts of KY
Northern and Southern Districts of IN
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Recognition and Memberships

Member, American Bar Association
Member, Kentucky Bar Association
Member, Louisville Bar Association

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for work in:
Insurance Law