D. Scott Murray


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"I chose CWP because it is a relatively small firm with great people, and every day these people handle complex issues for their international clientele."

Since joining CWP in 2008, D. Scott Murray has assisted in the recovery of millions of insureds dollars in subrogation actions brought on behalf of insurers and their insured in commercial property matters. He has also been involved in complex coverage disputes where hundreds of millions of dollars were at stake.

Mr. Murray has previously held leadership positions in academic organizations, his fraternity and in team athletics. Through these experiences, he learned how to work as a team member, how to lead effectively and responsibly, and the value of hard work. These characteristics, combined with his robust legal background, make Mr. Murray a valuable attorney who knows how to obtain the desired results for our clients.


  • American Bar Association
  • The Mississippi Bar
  • Jackson Young Lawyers
  • The Alabama Bar


  • Mississippi State Courts
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • Alabama State Courts
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama


  • University of Mississippi (B.A., 2005)
  • University of Mississippi (J.D., summa cum laude, 2008)
    • Mississippi Law Journal, Associate Mississippi Cases Editor
    • Member, Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity
    • Mississippi Valley Title Insurance / George Payne Cossar Sr. Scholarship in Law
    • Ray S. Mikell Law Scholarship
    • Will M. Whittington Memorial Law Scholarship



  • Complex Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation and Arbitration
  • Large Loss Subrogation Litigation
  • Bad Faith Litigation


Is Representation in an Arbitration Considered the Unauthorized Practice of Law in Mississippi? 79 Miss. L.J. Supra 44 (2009)

DSU Primer: Valuable Coverage When a Project Goes Wrong, A.B.A. Construction Litigation Newsletter (Dec. 22, 2015)


"An excellent litigation team with the experience and commitment to handle the most complex and strongly argued cases."