Scott W. Campbell

is a founding partner in Wallace Campbell, PLLC, where he practices commercial litigation, focusing on construction and real estate disputes. Mr. Campbell has 28 years of litigation experience in Seattle and previously co-founded the law firm of Chism, Thiel, McCafferty & Campbell, PLLC.  Mr. Campbell represents owners, developers, contractors, suppliers and design professionals and individuals in mediations, arbitrations, administrative hearings, trial court litigation and appeals.  He also assists his clients in other aspects of construction, development and commerce, including contract negotiation and drafting, insurance matters, dispute avoidance, project management, claims analysis and general business advice.  Mr. Campbell earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from Vanderbilt University and his J.D. degree from the University of Michigan Law School.  He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Washington State Bar Association and its Litigation and Construction Law sections, and the King County Bar Association. 


  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 1988
  • B.A., cum laude, Mathematics and European Studies, Vanderbilt University, 1984

Professional Associations and Activities:

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Washington State Bar Association
  • Member, King County Bar Association
  • Past Pro Bono Attorney for King County Bar Association Neighborhood Legal Clinic


  • “Reducing Project Risk,” National Business Institute Course Book
  • “Overcoming Common Construction Problems,” National Business Institute Course Book
  • “Setting Clear Expectations When Working With Contractors," Contributor,” Tax Credit Housing Management Insider
  • "Insurance-Related Clauses in Contracts Between Owners, Contractors and Subcontractors," National Business Institute Course Book
  • "Construction Insurance Fundamentals," National Business Institute Course Book
  • "General Principles of Construction Contracts," National Business Institute Course Book
  • "Contractor's Rights and Obligations Under Construction Lien Law," National Business Institute Course Book
  • "Deadlines to Preserve Lien Rights," National Business Institute Course Book


  • “Reducing Risks and Overcoming Problems on Construction Projects,” Managing Construction Project Risk Seminar
  • "Construction Insurance for Owners and Contractors," Construction Insurance and Disputes Seminar
  • "Allocating Risks in Construction Contracts," Strong Construction Contracts Seminar
  • "Law of Construction Liens," Effective Use of Mechanic's Liens Conference

Honors and Awards:

  • Regular speaker at seminars and conferences regarding construction law and real estate litigation

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