Collections and Contracts
Scott Snyder represents national and local businesses, collection companies and corporations in matters involving unpaid accounts receivables, contracts, and monies owed. Scott is ethical but aggressive and has successfully recovered funds for clients even where a debtor may have filed for bankruptcy protection.
While serving as Corporate Counsel for Rentrak Corporation, a video, entertainment, and data software company, Scott managed hundreds of cases nationwide throughout the United States and Canada. Scott aggressively pursued breach of contract, fraud, and commercial collection lawsuits in state and federal court. The result - hundreds of thousands of dollars annually for the company and major Hollywood studios seeking to protect their revenue and intellectual property.
Prior to serving as Corporate Counsel for Rentrak, Scott was an in-house insurance defense litigator for Safeco Insurance where he defended automobile negligence claims, homeowners policy claims, property disputes, and insurance coverage matters. He gained invaluable firsthand knowledge of practices and legal strategies of insurance companies and their defense teams. Scott had the highest statistical efficiency rating of all lawyers in the Safeco Portland regional office in terms of annual number of cases resolved and time frame for resolution.
While serving as Attorney at Valley Insurance Company, Scott aggressively collected hundreds of thousands of dollars annually from defendants who owed his clients money for uninsured motorist vehicle negligence claims, deductibles, and damage to property. He defended clients from negligence, property damage, and contract claims brought against them in state court throughout Oregon. Scott also presented annual training to claims adjusters and personnel throughout California, Oregon and Washington. He directed the company’s Special Investigative Unit for fraud to ensure compliance with state and federal anti-fraud laws to protect policyholders and the company from bogus and fraudulent insurance scams.