Scott's legal professional life, commencing from his graduation from Duke University School of Law, has been devoted to the practice of communications law. Scott is well known for his representation of mass media clients, including radio and television station owners, broadcast networks and satellite program distributors, as well as universities, hospitals and cities with respect to telecommunications needs and funding. Scott also represents equipment manufacturers and companies which develop communications tower sites. Scott likewise has clients engaged in international radio and television and other international activities. He speaks frequently at radio and television broadcast conventions and seminars, including meetings throughout the country of state broadcast associations and national conventions of the National Association of Broadcasters. Scott is legal counsel to the Alabama Broadcasters Association and the South Carolina Broadcast Association.