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McQuilkin, Scott

Scott A. McQuilkin


Scott A. McQuilkin practices in the area of complex construction and contract-related matters. Scott’s experience includes negotiating and drafting design and construction contracts on behalf of owners and contractors, analyzing permitting and zoning issues and successfully litigating all types of construction disputes, including public bid protests, defective work claims, termination claims and insurance coverage claims.


Work Experience

  • Hinckley Allen
    • Counsel (2019-Present)
    • Associate (2007-2014)
  • Duane Morris LLP
    • Special Counsel (2016-2019)
  • Saul Ewing LLP
    • Special Counsel (2014-2016)
  • Nutter, McClennen & Fish, LLP
    • Associate (1998-2007)

Honors & Awards

  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Massachusetts (2006-2007, 2009, 2012)


  • Justice of the Peace, Massachusetts

Charitable & Civic Involvement

  • Town of Wayland Youth Basketball, Board Member

Professional Affiliations

  • Boston Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Associated General Contractors
  • Massachusetts Bar Association

Bar Memberships

  • Massachusetts
  • United States District Court, Massachusetts

News & Insight

Firm News

Hinckley Allen Welcomes Construction & Public Contracts Attorney Scott A. McQuilkin

June 24, 2019

Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome Scott A. McQuilkin as Counsel to the Firm's Construction & Public Contracts Group. McQuilkin most recently served as Special Counsel at Duane Morris LLP.McQuilkin’s practice is focused on the areas of construction…

Case Study

A Wrongful Termination – Power Plant Contract Cut Short is Made Right

After three years of litigation, global energy leader and Hinckley Allen client Iberdrola Energy Projects, Inc. ("IEP") won an international arbitration against Footprint Power Salem Harbor Development, LP ("Footprint") with an award of $237 million, inclu…