Disciplined in Sophisticated Defense and Insurance Litigation

Scott A. Hefner joined Butler in 2017 and is an Associate in our Charlotte office.  Scott focuses his practice on Subrogation and Recovery.  His litigation experiences are in medical malpractice defense, commercial disputes, catastrophic loss, construction defect, and products liability matters.

Scott graduated first in his class from North Carolina State University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.  He received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2008.  While in law school, Scott served as a staff member and editor on the North Carolina Banking Institute Journal, was a member of the North Carolina Banking Institute Board of Advisors, and served on the Dean’s Advisory Counsel.

Prior to joining the firm, Scott clerked for the Honorable Ben F. Tennille of the North Carolina Business Court and practiced medical malpractice defense and general commercial litigation.


  • North Carolina


  • North Carolina State University
    Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
  • University of North Carolina School of Law
    Doctor of Jurisprudence


  • Mecklenburg County Bar Leadership Institute – Class of 2015
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Super Lawyers® – Rising Star 2015 & 2016


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Key Points
Practice Area CASE TYPE
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Professional Malpractice - Medical
  • Subrogation