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Scott E. Hiller

Scott's national practice covers an expansive range of commercial litigation, corporate matters, and sports related issues.  His commercial litigation practice spans a wide variety of areas, including general contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, insurance coverage and bad faith.

Scott's corporate experience includes advising boards of directors, assisting in post-merger transitions and performing many internal corporate functions, such as attending board of directors meetings regularly and drafting board meeting minutes, board resolutions, and other corporate documents. Scott has assisted corporate clients as well as individual employees deal with EEOC and discrimination issues. He also has extensive experience in drafting, researching and interpreting commercial contracts.

Additionally, Scott's sports law practice focuses on the legal needs of players, coaches, teams and schools. He has a wide range of knowledge and experience dealing with injuries on the athletic field, sports product issues, amateur representation and matters relating to NCAA rules, NCAA/high school association violations, personal website/social networking issues, concussion treatment and injuries, NCAA infraction and recruiting measures, drafting coach's contracts, agent issues, and professional athlete arbitration matters

Scott also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Northwestern University Graduate School of Sports Administration. He currently teaches courses in Risk Management and Liability as they relate to Athletic Departments.  In 2011, Scott became Of Counsel to RSG.

In conjunction with his legal practice, Scott has also served as the president and general manager of the Washington Bayhawks of Major League Lacrosse (MLL). He also served in the dual role of head coach/GM. Prior to coaching the Bayhawks, Scott served as the head coach of the Boston Cannons. He was a two-time selection as the league's Coach of the Year, and he led the Cannons to back-to-back American Division titles and four straight playoff appearances. He guided Boston to a 10-2 record, tying Baltimore for the best mark in league regular season history. During his four-year tenure with the Cannons, Scott compiled a 32-18 regular season record. In his inaugural campaign during the 2002 season, he led the team to a 7-7 record and was named Coach of the Year. The Cannons went 7-5 and secured their third consecutive postseason berth. The following season, Boston won a then team-record eight games and clinched the franchise's first American Division title.

Before joining the Cannons, Scott spent eight seasons as assistant head coach for the Harvard men's lacrosse team. Prior to that, he had an outstanding playing career that included a U.S. World Team appearance.  Scott is third on the career points list at UMass, where he was one of just two players to be named All-America all four years. He was captain of the Minutemen as a senior.

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Contact Info: 

Phone: 312-466-8050

Email: Scott.Hiller@ruberry-law.com

Practice Area:

Commercial Litigation; Insurance Coverage, Sports Law


  • Suffolk University Law School, JD,
  • University of Massachusetts, BA,


  • Illinois
  • Massachusetts