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Scott M. Stevenson

Charlotte Managing Partner and Firmwide Management Committee Member
101 South Tryon Street
Suite 2200
Charlotte, NC 28280
Direct704.945.2180
Fax704.332.1197
sstevenson@slk-law.com

Assistant

Nancy Eller
Direct704.945.2172
neller@slk-law.com

Scott M. Stevenson leads the firm's medical malpractice team in Charlotte. His principal areas of practice are physician and nursing negligence, as well as nursing home, assisted living and hospital negligence, and compliance issues.

Scott has specialized in medical malpractice throughout the last two decades, and has tried cases on behalf of physicians, nurses, hospitals, nursing homes, and assisted living centers, in virtually every county throughout Western North Carolina.

He has successfully defended physicians in court from virtually every medical specialty. Areas of specialty and expertise include general surgery, neurosurgery, cardiothoracic surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, emergency medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, psychiatry, neurology, urology, radiology and anesthesiology. He is licensed to practice in the State of North Carolina and has appeared and argued in both Appellate Courts in the state court system of North Carolina, as well as the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Honors

  • Best Lawyers in America, medical malpractice and personal injury law categories, 2007 - 2017
  • North Carolina Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine, 2006 - 2016
  • Best Lawyers "Charlotte Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants Lawyer of the Year," 2013, 2017
  • North Carolina Law Impact Leader by Business Leader, North Carolina Legal Guide, 2009
  • Top Lawyer in Charlotte  by Business Leader magazine, trial litigation category

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Board of Directors, Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina
  • Little League Baseball Coach
  • Eagle Scout Board of Review in Mecklenburg County

News Releases

08.16.2016Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers In America® 2017
01.28.2016Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Recognized as 2016 North Carolina Super Lawyers® and North Carolina Rising Stars
08.19.2015Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers In America® 2016
01.26.2015Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Recognized as 2015 North Carolina Super Lawyers® and North Carolina Rising Stars
08.21.201483 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015
01.21.2014Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Recognized as 2014 North Carolina Super Lawyers® and North Carolina Rising Stars
08.15.201383 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014
01.23.2013Shumaker Attorneys Recognized as 2013 North Carolina Super Lawyers
09.13.2012Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Named Best Lawyers' 2013 “Lawyers of the Year”
08.28.201281 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013
01.26.2012Five Shumaker Partners Recognized as 2012 North Carolina Super Lawyers
09.07.201170 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers In America® 2012
01.21.2011Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Announces Four Partners Recognized as 2011 North Carolina Super Lawyers
08.12.201070 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2011
01.27.2010Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Announces Four Partners Recognized as 2010 North Carolina Super Lawyers

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Education

  • J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law, 1979
  • B.A., Washington and Lee University, 1976

Bar and Court Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1979
  • United States Supreme Court, 2002
  • United States Court of Appeals Fourth Circuit, 1980
  • United States District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 1980
  • United States District Court Middle District of North Carolina, 1980
  • United States District Court Western District of North Carolina, 1980
  • Supreme Court North Carolina, 1979

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