Scott Fitzgerald Wyatt | Wyatt Early Harris Wheeler LLP


Scott Fitzgerald Wyatt


  • Wake Forest University (B.A. Economics, cum laude, 1988; J.D., 1991)

Admission to Bar

  • 1992, North Carolina, U.S. Court of Appeals Fourth Circuit
  • 1993, U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina; U.S. Supreme Court


  • High Point Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Eminent Domain Section
  • Guilford Inn of Court
  • Litigation Practice Group, Department Head
  • Avvo Rated 8.0/10
  • Greensboro Sports Council

Community Involvement

  • West Market Street United Methodist Church –
    • Past Chair, Staff-Parish Committee;
    • Past Member, Building Committee;
    • Past Member, Finance Committee
    • Vice Chair, Church Council
  • Leadership High Point (Class of 1999)
  • Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro – Member, Grants Committee
  • Boy Scouts of America (Eagle Scout)
  • Communities in Schools, High Point
  • Law Clerk to Honorable W. Earl Britt, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina (1991-93).

Legal Involvement

  • Past Chair-Member, Eminent Domain Section of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • Chair, North Carolina Bar Association Convention Planning Committee
  • Member, North Carolina Bar Association Professionalism Committee.

CLE Presentations and Articles

  • “Negotiating with the Condemnor: Pre- and Post Taking” CLE March 2007.
  • “Dealing with the Condemnor, Its Agents and Its Attorney in the Condemnation Process,” Trial Briefs, December 2006.
  • “The Government Wants to Take Your Land. What Are Your Options?,” Firm Newsletter, Summer 2005.
  • “What To Do When Your Land Is Being Taken For A Public Project,” Firm Newsletter, Summer 2002.
  • “Just Compensation in Land Condemnation Cases: Making the Government Pay Fair Market Value,” Trial Briefs, December 2000.

Peer Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation

Peer Rating


Peer review rating of AV in Martindale-Hubbell, the facilitator of a peer review rating process that reflects the opinions of fellow lawyers and judges as to the legal ability and general ethical standards of an attorney peer. An AV-rating is the highest rating.


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