Scott M. Schoenwald


Scott M. Schoenwald2020-03-18T17:30:54+00:00

Office: 858-755-5666 ext. 7148

  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M. with distinction
  • Vanderbilt University School of Law, J.D.

Associate Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review

  • University of California at Berkeley, A.B. with high distinction in general scholarship
  • California
  • Nevada
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of California
  • United States District Court for the District of Nevada
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Phi Alpha Theta (History)
  • American Jurisprudence Award in Advanced Legal Ethics
  • American Jurisprudence Award in Accounting


Airspace Near Airport Runways: Private Property Rights versus Rights of the Traveling Public
59 Planning & Environmental Law, No. 9, at 3 (September 2007) (co-author)

Regulating Competition in the Interexchange Telecommunications Market: The Dominant/Nondominant Carrier Approach and the Evolution of Forbearance
49 Federal Communications Law Journal 367 (February 1997)

Model Rule 1 .17 and the Ethical Sale of Law Practices: A Critical Analysis
7 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 395 (Fall 1993)

Discriminatory Demands and Divided Decisions: State and Local Taxation of Rail, Motor, and Air Carrier Property
39 Vanderbilt Law Review 1107 (May 1986)

Tort Litigation | Public Entities | Real Estate  | Eminent Domain | Appellate | Construction

Scott M. Schoenwald focuses his practice on general civil, business, and real estate litigation. The emphasis of Mr. Schoenwald’s practice is the litigation of contract issues, business disputes, constitutional questions, and real property rights. Mr. Schoenwald also has broad experience in the federal and state appellate courts of California and Nevada. Mr. Schoenwald’s appellate practice includes assisting trial counsel in the preparation of pre-trial and post-trial motions, monitoring litigation for potential appellate issues, and handling matters throughout the appellate process.

Before joining Daley & Heft, Mr. Schoenwald engaged in a diverse appellate and litigation practice with the San Diego offices of two national law firms and a leading statewide firm in Nevada.