Scott Duma, Corporate, Business Attorney

Scott L. Duma

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At Taylor English, business success is determined by customer satisfaction and investor ROI. My commitment to that mission has not wavered since our founding in April 2005, and every day we make strides to improve upon our ability to execute on this mission. 

Scott Duma primarily focuses his practice on the areas of corporate and finance, business transactions, family owned businesses and intellectual property. Mr. Duma represents businesses, both domestically and abroad, at all stages and in a variety of industries, including technology and e-commerce, retail, manufacturing, hospitality, health care, entertainment, sports and finance. His experience includes all manner of subject matter essential to the successful operation of a business, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate formation and governance, succession planning, operational contracting (both commercial and government), information security and regulatory compliance, and intellectual property protection and licensing. His prior experience includes not only practicing law but also handling administrative, human resource, accounting and finance, and strategic development functions as a corporate executive in the private sector.

Prior to founding Taylor English, Mr. Duma practiced law at a renowned Atlanta-based law firm in its corporate department and previously served in-house as general counsel for Thoughtmill Corp. and XcelleNet Inc. and as corporate and intellectual property counsel for Premiere Global Services Inc., Per-Se Technologies Inc. and Attachmate Corp. (formerly Digital Communications Associates Inc.). Mr. Duma also has served as a special assistant attorney general for the State of Georgia, representing the Georgia Department of Community Health in a multimillion-dollar dispute involving an outsourced vendor and the development, implementation and servicing of a technology solution for the state’s Medicaid System and employee benefits programs.


State Bar of Georgia, Technology & Business Law Sections

Technology Association of Georgia

Intellectual Property Owners Association

Community Involvement

North Atlanta Church Youth Basketball, Youth Basketball Coach

Sardis United Methodist Church

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University of Richmond, JD, 1992

Clemson University, BS, 1987

Georgia State University, MBA, 1992

University of Cambridge, 1991

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