Scott Neal Godes

Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington DC

About Scott Neal Godes

Scott Godes focuses on representing corporate policyholders regarding insurance coverage issues. He is an experienced litigator who has extensive experience in trying complex insurance coverage disputes, including class actions, in state, federal, bankruptcy, and appellate courts, as well as in commercial arbitrations.


Work experience

Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Partner | 2013 - Present
Scott N. Godes is a veteran trial lawyer with experience in insurance coverage matters and technology issues. He is a partner in Barnes & Thornburg LLP’s Washington, D.C., office and is a member of the firm’s Litigation Department, Co-Chair of the Data Security and Privacy Practice Group, member of ...
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
Counsel | 2006 - 2013
Mr. Godes has represented a variety of clients seeking to obtain insurance coverage from their insurance companies. He received a decisive victory as lead counsel in a landmark four-month asbestos-related insurance coverage class action trial. The decision was featured on the front page of the New Y...
Gilbert Heintz & Randolph LLP
Associate | 2001 - 2006


The George Washington University Law School
J.D., Law | 1995 - 1998
Honors: Graduated with Honors Honors, Legal Writing Honors, Introduction to Advocacy Moot Court Board member Managing Editor, Public Contract Law Journal
Middlebury College
B.A., Political Science, Spanish | 1990 - 1994
Honors: Graduated Cum Laude


Co-Chair, Computer and Technology Subcommittee
American Bar Association, Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee | 2009


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