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Scott C. Harris


Whitfield Bryson LLP
900 W. Morgan Street
Raleigh, NC 27603

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Main Telephone: 919-600-5000
Direct Telephone: 919-600-5003
Fax: 919-600-5035

Scott C. Harris is a partner at Whitfield Bryson LLP, and has been with the firm since its inception.

Scott’s practice focuses on fighting for individuals, homeowners, homeowners associations, and small businesses in complex litigation, including construction defect, mass tort, and product liability.  Scott has played a key role in securing substantial verdicts and settlements in a variety of cases. For instance, he has received a multi-million dollar verdict in favor of homeowners for a developer’s unfair and deceptive advertising and shoddy road construction and over a million dollar verdict in favor of homeowners whose homes were built on improperly compacted soil. He has also secured substantial results for a class of homeowners whose homes were built without a weather resistant barrier beneath their siding. 

Scott earned his law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law in 2006 and his Bachelor of Arts from Hampden-Sydney College in 2001. While at Hampden-Sydney College, Scott was Chairman of the Honor Committee and a member of the national leadership honor society, Omicron Delta Kappa. Scott was admitted to the North Carolina Bar in 2006 and to the Florida Bar in 2013. He is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina, the United States Court for the Middle District of Florida, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Before he attended law school, Scott taught 9th and 10th grade English at Orangeburg Preparatory School in Orangeburg, South Carolina. After graduating from law school, Scott joined the law firm of Lewis & Roberts PLLC where he focused his practice on complex civil and business litigation. He remained at Lewis & Roberts, PLLC until he left to help start Whitfield Bryson LLP in 2011. 

Scott’s success has been recognized by numerous professional associations. He was named a Super Lawyer in 2010, and every year since 2012. In addition, he has consistently been named a member of the Legal Elite by Business North Carolina. Scott is also an active member of several trade organizations including American Association of Justice (AAJ), North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ), Public Justice.

Bar admissions

  • State of Florida
  • State of North Carolina


  • Super Lawyers, 2010, 2012-2017
  • Business North Carolina Member of the Legal Elite

Professional Associations

  • American Association of Justice
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • Public Justice

Legal Publications


  • Hampden-Sydney College: B.A., 2001
  • Wake Forest University School of Law: J.D., 2006

Case Results

  • Member of the trial team that secured a verdict and judgment in excess of $3.5 million for a developer’s deceptive advertising and shoddy construction of subdivision roads in the mountains of Western North Carolina
  • Represents North Carolina homeowners whose homes were allegedly defectively constructed; the North Carolina Court of Appeals unanimously upheld the trial court’s decision regarding whether the defendant waived its right to arbitration
  • Presented oral argument before the North Carolina Supreme Court to determine whether an express twenty-year warranty is subject to North Carolina’s six year statute of repose

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Whether you’re certain that you have a case or just want to talk to an experienced lawyer, we’re here to help. No matter how complex the case or how daunting the opposition, we fight for our clients every step of the way.

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