Scott Faulkner focuses his legal practice on tax, corporate law, and employee benefits law, with a particular emphasis on matters pertaining to the Employee Retirement and Income Security Act (ERISA). He provides guidance on tax matters, government contracting, mergers and acquisitions, as well as securities law to both emerging and established businesses. Scott also counsels individuals on retirement planning, estate planning, and marital planning.

Scott is a certified public accountant (CPA) in addition to being an attorney.



Rated BV by the Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory. A BV rating indicates that a lawyer’s peers rank him at a distinguished level of professional excellence.



  • “The Tort of Negligent Supervision and Personal Liability,” Alabama Defense Lawyers Association Journal, April 2006 (with George W. Royer).
  • “§ 1983 Claims and State Remedy Requirements,” For the Defense, August 2005 (with George W. Royer).
  • “Still on the Backburner: Reforming the Judicial Selection Process in Alabama,” Alabama Law Review (2001).


  • State Bar: Alabama
  • U.S. District Court: Alabama (Middle, Northern, Southern)
  • U.S Court of Appeals: Eleventh Circuit


  • The Honorable Edward Carnes: United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, Atlanta, GA (2001-2002)
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