W. Scott Jenkins Jr.
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W. Scott Jenkins Jr.

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jenkins.scott@dorsey.com

Overview

SCOTT, DORSEY’S PHOENIX OFFICE HEAD, IS A TRUSTED ADVISOR AND PROBLEM SOLVER FOR HIS CLIENTS AND CONTACTS.
While Scott’s practice focuses on commercial litigation and bankruptcy and creditors' rights litigation, his clients also rely on him for guidance with all their legal needs and connecting them with the best attorneys to resolve their problem.  His accolades include being named in Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers as well as being named to the Phoenix Business Journal’s (2020) list of “Most Admired Leaders” and Phoenix Magazine’s (2020) Great 48 list of the most influential Phoenix business leaders. Scott is passionate about giving back to his community. He served as the Tournament Chairman in 2021 for the WM Phoenix Open and is currently the President of The Thunderbirds, a civic organization that raise substantial funds for numerous local charities.

Education & Admissions

Gonzaga University School of Law (J.D., 2002), cum laude

  • Gonzaga International Law Journal (Member)

Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management (Certificate, Quarles & Brady Leadership Program, 2018)

University of Arizona (B.A., 1999)

Admissions

  • Arizona
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit

News & Resources

News & Press Mentions

Dorsey Opens Phoenix Office

Industries & Practices

  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring
  • Consumer Financial Services
  • Financial Services Regulatory
  • Lending Transactions
  • Mortgage Banking
  • Securities & Financial Services Litigation & Enforcement

Professional & Civic

Community Involvement

  • The Thunderbirds (Active Member, 2015–present)
  • 2022 Big Chief and President of Thunderbirds Charities
  • 2021 Waste Management Phoenix Open-Tournament Chairman
  • 2020 Waste Management Phoenix Open Assistant Tournament Chairman
  • Gonzaga School of Law-Advisory Board (2022-current)
  • Notre Dame Prep-Advisory Board (2021-present)
  • Fiesta Bowl (Life Member)
  • Junior Achievement of Arizona (former Central District Board of Directors)
  • Cactus Horizon Little League (former Vice President and Board of Directors)

Accolades

  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America®, (2015–present)
  • Super Lawyers: Creditor Debtor Rights (2012–present)
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Peer Review Rated
  • Arizona Business Magazine, Best of Arizona Attorneys-Bankruptcy
  • Selected as an "Most Admired Leader" by Phoenix Business Journal (2020)
  • Selected as one of the Great 48 by Phoenix Magazine (2020)
  • Selected as an "Angel of the Year" by Az Business (2020)
  • Arizona Business Magazine, Generation Next Forty Under 40 (2014)
  • Phoenix Business Journal, Forty Under 40 (2009)
  • Valley Leadership, Leadership Institute Class XXXI (2009)
  • Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education, Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys (2007)
W. Scott Jenkins Jr.