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Scott R.
Carvo

  • Partner

At the beginning of any new matter, I ask my clients what a win looks like for them in that particular situation and strategize backwards from that point. With my approach, I make it a priority to find the most effective, efficient solutions while doing things the right way, every time. It makes me happy to bring cost-savings and peace of mind to my clients.

Scott Carvo puts his eDiscovery expertise to good use in both his general litigation practice and in helping the firm as a whole, drawing on his technical background to make information exchange more effective and less expensive. He also advocates for clients in matters involving restrictive covenant, employment and general commercial litigation. With a reasonable, easygoing and candid style, Scott helps steer clients onto courses that incorporate their best interests and commercial objectives.

  • Represented Amway Corp. securing injunctive relief and $26 million arbitration award in suit arising from violations of non-compete and non-solicit obligations and misappropriation of Amway’s trade secrets. Quixtar Inc. v. Brady, et al., 2008 WL 5386774 (E.D. Mich. 2008); Quixtar Inc. v. Woodward, et al., 2009 WL 1890578 (Mich. Ct. App. 2009); Amway Global v. Woodward, et al., 2010 WL 3927661 (E.D. Mich. 2010)
  • Obtained summary judgment and dismissal for Defendant accused of breaching contract and violating restrictive covenants, affirmed on appeal in the Michigan Court of Appeals. VHC, P.C. v. Elshaarawy, M.D., Docket No. 297625 (Mich. App. June 16, 2011)
  • Obtained emergency relief on several occasio
  • Represented Amway Corp. securing injunctive relief and $26 million arbitration award in suit arising from violations of non-compete and non-solicit obligations and misappropriation of Amway’s trade secrets. Quixtar Inc. v. Brady, et al., 2008 WL 5386774 (E.D. Mich. 2008); Quixtar Inc. v. Woodward, et al., 2009 WL 1890578 (Mich. Ct. App. 2009); Amway Global v. Woodward, et al., 2010 WL 3927661 (E.D. Mich. 2010)
  • Obtained summary judgment and dismissal for Defendant accused of breaching contract and violating restrictive covenants, affirmed on appeal in the Michigan Court of Appeals. VHC, P.C. v. Elshaarawy, M.D., Docket No. 297625 (Mich. App. June 16, 2011)
  • Obtained emergency relief on several occasions for Fifth Third Bank relating to loan defaults including injunctive relief.
  • Successfully defended Meritain Health, Inc. in an insurance dispute resulting in no liability for client.
  • Obtained injunctive relief on behalf of Cefla Finishing America when employee left and commenced work for a competing business in violation of non-compete and non-solicit obligations.
  • Successfully defended physical therapy company alleged to have breached a contract, resulting in zero damages.
  • Obtained injunctive relief for Michigan Office Solutions, Inc. in non-competition and non-solicitation case.
  • Defended against requests for injunctive relief, successfully obtaining denials.
  • Obtained injunctive relief on behalf of mechanical engineering company when employee left and started his own competing business in violation of non-competition agreement.
  • Obtained injunctive relief for First American Equipment Finance, Inc. in commercial litigation dispute.
  • Co-counsel for a national shoe manufacturer in a multimillion dollar international contract dispute. Handled negotiations and obtained settlement favorable to client.
  • Defended Amway Corp. in an arbitration, obtained a dismissal with zero damages.
  • eDiscovery experience includes overseeing and participating in several large scale reviews utilizing several different systems including Concordance, Summation, Vestigate and Relativity, along with motion practice regarding eDiscovery issues.
  • Use Proportionality to Right-Size eDiscovery Early: Go Lean and Save Green,” ACEDS Central Texas Chapter Webinar, May 17, 2022
  • Data Solutions Planning for 2021,” Warner Webinar, December 1, 2020
  • Strategies for Reducing Litigation Spend During COVID-19,” Warner Webinar, May 7, 2020
  • “Strategies for Avoiding Common eDiscovery Mistakes,” Data Solutions Symposium Spring 2019, Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 17, 2019, and Novi, Michigan, April 23, 2019
  • “Case Law Trends and Status of New Michigan Court Rules,” Data Solutions Spring Symposium, Troy, Michigan, April 18, 2018
  • “Collecting and Preserving Data from Mobile Devices,” Data Solutions Spring Symposium, Novi, Michigan, April 26, 2017
  • “Case Law Trends and the Potential for New Michigan Rules,” Data Solutions Spring Symposium, Grand Rapids, Michigan, March 14, 2017
  • “Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP),” Data Solutions Fall Symposium, Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 23, 2015
  • Data Solutions Symposium, Warner Seminar, Southfield, Michigan, June 24, 2015
  • Data Solutions Symposium, Warner Seminar, Grand Rapids, Michigan, March 20, 2015
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Scott R.
Carvo

  • Partner
Grand RapidsKalamazoo

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At the beginning of any new matter, I ask my clients what a win looks like for them in that particular situation and strategize backwards from that point. With my approach, I make it a priority to find the most effective, efficient solutions while doing things the right way, every time. It makes me happy to bring cost-savings and peace of mind to my clients.

Scott Carvo puts his eDiscovery expertise to good use in both his general litigation practice and in helping the firm as a whole, drawing on his technical background to make information exchange more effective and less expensive. He also advocates for clients in matters involving restrictive covenant, employment and general commercial litigation. With a reasonable, easygoing and candid style, Scott helps steer clients onto courses that incorporate their best interests and commercial objectives.

  • Use Proportionality to Right-Size eDiscovery Early: Go Lean and Save Green,” ACEDS Central Texas Chapter Webinar, May 17, 2022
  • Data Solutions Planning for 2021,” Warner Webinar, December 1, 2020
  • Strategies for Reducing Litigation Spend During COVID-19,” Warner Webinar, May 7, 2020
  • “Strategies for Avoiding Common eDiscovery Mistakes,” Data Solutions Symposium Spring 2019, Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 17, 2019, and Novi, Michigan, April 23, 2019
  • “Case Law Trends and Status of New Michigan Court Rules,” Data Solutions Spring Symposium, Troy, Michigan, April 18, 2018
  • “Collecting and Preserving Data from Mobile Devices,” Data Solutions Spring Symposium, Novi, Michigan, April 26, 2017
  • “Case Law Trends and the Potential for New Michigan Rules,” Data Solutions Spring Symposium, Grand Rapids, Michigan, March 14, 2017
  • “Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP),” Data Solutions Fall Symposium, Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 23, 2015
  • Data Solutions Symposium, Warner Seminar, Southfield, Michigan, June 24, 2015
  • Data Solutions Symposium, Warner Seminar, Grand Rapids, Michigan, March 20, 2015