Scott Swier is the Founder and Managing Member of Swier Law Firm. He also leads the law firm’s Business Litigation Practice Group and Education Law Practice Group. Scott is a recognized authority in state and federal legal matters. While serving in private legal practice and as Assistant Attorney General for the State of South Dakota, he has represented individuals, businesses, and government entities before state and federal trial courts, state and federal appellate courts, and state and federal regulatory agencies. As Assistant Attorney General, Scott served as counsel for the State of South Dakota in many high-profile cases and his clients included Governor Michael Rounds, the Attorney General’s Office, the Secretary of State’s Office, and the Department of Education, Department of Revenue and Regulation, Department of the Environment and Natural Resources, and South Dakota Commission on Gaming. Scott is also well-versed in the South Dakota legislative process, having coordinated legislative initiatives on behalf of the Attorney General’s Office.