Marie Tedesco Scott



Marie Tedesco Scott is an experienced trial attorney who handles a variety of white-collar criminal defense, crisis management, and complex civil matters. Marie is included in the 2021 and 2022 editions of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for Criminal Defense: White-Collar. She was also named a 2019 and 2020 Super Lawyers Mid-South Rising Star for her defense work in White-Collar criminal matters.

Marie's service extends beyond the law firm, as she is an active member of the Harry Phillips American Inn of Court. She was selected as a 2020 Fellow for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, an organization comprised of corporate chief legal officers and private practice attorneys dedicated to creating a more open and diverse legal profession. Marie was Co-Chair for the Nashville Bar Association Nashville Student Suffrage Project Committee which worked to promote voter registration in the local high schools prior to the 2020 State and Federal elections. She was a member of the 2019 Class of the Nashville Bar Foundation Leadership Forum which provided her the opportunity to learn, collaborate, network, and serve the local community.
Professional & Civic Affiliations
  • American Bar Association – Member
  • Tennessee Bar Association – Member
  • Nashville Bar Association – Member & 2020 Nashville Student Suffrage Project Co-Chair
  • Nashville Bar Association – Young Lawyers Division
  • Harry Phillips American Inn of Court – Member
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity – 2020 Fellow
  • Nashville Bar Foundation Leadership Forum – 2019 Class
  • Lawyers’ Association for Women – Marion Griffin Chapter – Member
  • Women’s White Collar Defense Association – Tennessee-Alabama Chapter – Member
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch – Criminal Defense: White-Collar – 2021 & 2022
  • Super Lawyers Mid-South Rising Star – 2019 & 2020
  • Saint Louis University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, concentration in Health Law
  • Boston University School of Law, visiting student 2012-2013
  • University of Virginia, B.A., Biology and Anthropology