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Scott R. Forbush

Senior Attorney
313 South Washington Square
Lansing, MI 48933-2114
T 517.371.8152


Securities Mediation Services Offered By Scott Forbush

Scott Forbush is a litigator in the firm's Lansing office where he focuses his practice on alternative dispute resolution, primarily concentrated in the financial services industry. Scott also has experience as a business consultant, serving a variety of clients including complex, national organizations, law practices and state agencies.

Scott returned to Foster Swift in 2021 after having spent the last 15-plus years serving as litigation counsel to one of the country's leading annuity and insurance providers along with one of their sister financial service companies. In this capacity, Scott served in the parallel positions of Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Vice President: Investigations, Regulatory Enforcement and Litigation. 

Having never lost contact with his previous firm, Scott had previously been a trial attorney with Foster Swift from 1993-2005. He prosecuted and defended civil actions including no-fault first and third party actions, complex commercial litigation, product liability, business torts, contract and warranty actions, wrongful death, real property disputes and declaratory judgment actions.

Prior to first joining Foster Swift, Scott served as a prosecuting attorney for the State of Michigan.


Memberships & Affiliations

Legal Affiliations:

  • American Bar Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Ingham County Bar Association
  • Legal Aid of Central Michigan
    • Former Director
  • State Bar of Michigan
    • Former Director
  • Michigan State Bar Foundation
    • Fellow

Community Involvement:

  • American Inns of Court
    • Barrister
  • Boy Scout Pack 264
    • Cubmaster
  • Law Enforcement Youth Explorers Program
    • Judge
  • Okemos Youth Baseball and Basketball
    • Coach
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School
    • Guest Lecturer

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University of Detroit School of Law, J.D.

Michigan State University, B.B.A.

Bar and Court Admissions


U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan

U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

U.S. Supreme Court