Scott A. Mangum
Practice Area: Civil Litigation, Construction Law and Real Estate Law
Scott A. Mangum is a shareholder with Sweeney, Mason, Wilson & Bosomworth. He assists his clients in a variety of litigation matters, focusing primarily on construction and real estate disputes. Prior to joining SMWB, Scott practiced law at Ropes & Gray LLP, where he focused primarily on securities matters for public companies.
Scott received his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from Santa Clara University School of Law in 2008. Prior to that, he graduated summa cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Arts in History.
During his time at Santa Clara University School of Law, Scott acted as Editor-in-Chief of the Santa Clara Law Review and achieved distinction in a number of moot court competitions. Upon graduation, he received the prestigious Inez Mabie Outstanding Graduate Award and was admitted to the Order of the Coif, a nationally recognized honor society. As an alum, Scott has been honored to serve as a guest lecturer at the School of Law.
In 2014, the State Bar of California’s Real Property Law Section awarded Scott its Morning Star Award for his dedication and commitment to the practice of real estate law. In 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015, California Super Lawyers selected Scott as one of its Rising Stars in Northern California’s legal industry.
Scott currently sits on the Board of Directors for RECON - Silicon Valley, the local chapter of a national organization dedicated to commercial construction and real estate development. He also sits on the Board of Directors for a local chapter of the Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors Association. He is also active in the Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce and numerous other construction and real estate organizations.
Scott lives in San Jose with his wife, Marlene, and enjoys hiking, traveling, and baseball.