Scott A. MacNair
Scott A. MacNair is a graduate of the Villanova University School of Law. He began his legal career in 1998 with the Pennsylvania State Education Association where he specialized in labor and education law.
In 1999, he obtained a judicial clerkship with a Court of Common Pleas Judge, the Honorable Linda K.M. Ludgate, in Berks County, Pennsylvania. In 2001, Scott obtained employment as an Assistant District Attorney with the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office. In 2004, he was promoted to Chief of Narcotics with the District Attorney’s Office. In 2005, he was promoted to Deputy District Attorney and subsequently to Senior Deputy District Attorney that same year. During his five years with the District Attorney’s Office, he tried more than 20 jury trials and numerous bench trials.
Scott joined Clemons, Richter & Reiss in July of 2006. He became a shareholder in December of 2011. Scott handles a variety of legal matters, including municipal law, criminal defense, real estate, zoning and general civil litigation. He now serves as co-counsel to Springfield Township, Haycock Township, Milford Township and Wrightstown Township. In addition, Scott serves as the zoning hearing board solicitor for Richlandtown Borough and East Rockhill Township.
Scott utilizes his vast criminal law experience to defend clients who have been charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI), drug offenses, assault crimes, theft crimes, traffic offenses and a wide array of other criminal matters. He attended and successfully completed the trial advocacy course at the National Advocacy Center in Columbia, South Carolina. In addition, he attended and successfully completed the Top Gun, narcotics training course at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania.
Scott is an active member of the Bucks County Bar Association. He primarily practices before the Courts of Common Pleas in Bucks and Montgomery Counties, but is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. In addition, he handles appellate work with the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania and Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.