Christyn M. Scott


Christyn M. Scott has a significant amount of litigation experience and has achieved successful outcomes for clients at both the trial court and appellate level in federal and state court.

Christyn’s practice focuses on real estate litigation, and she has successfully handled cases in numerous areas of litigation, including:

  • Real estate litigation, including lease termination/negotiation, zoning disputes, violations of the Open Meetings Act, easement/boundary line disputes, title priority disputes, title issues, mortgage fraud claims, and contested foreclosures
  • Consumer finance litigation, such as defending claims involving violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, Michigan Consumer Protection Act, and credit card disputes for some of the nation's largest financial institutions
  • Cannabis-related litigation
  • Business contract disputes
  • Complex commercial litigation
  • Cases involving fraud and other business torts
  • Gestational surrogacies, embryo donation agreements, sperm donation agreements, and adoption matters, including newborn adoptions (both within Michigan and interstate), foster parent adoptions, and same-sex adoptions

While in law school, Christyn participated in the Trial Practice Institute. After winning various scholastic awards, including the Dean Charles King Scholarship, she graduated in the top ten percent of her law school class.

    • Michigan State University, J.D., magna cum laude
    • Oakland University, B.A., cum laude
  • Bar Admissions

    • Michigan, 2004
  • Court Admissions

    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2004
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, 2009
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit, 2010
    • Recognized in Michigan Super Lawyers® as a Rising Star for General Litigation, Civil Litigation: Defense, Appellate, Family Law and Real Estate, 2013-2017
    • Honored as Top Woman Lawyer by Hour Detroit Magazine, 2016
    • Selected as an "Up & Coming Lawyer" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly, 2011
    • State Bar of Michigan
    • Oakland County Bar Association

Latest News and Insights

Press Mentions1.27.23

Law360 Profiles Dykema’s Cannabis Team as a 2022 “Practice Group of the Year”

Dykema’s Cannabis Team was profiled by Law360 as part of its recognition as a “Practice Group of the…

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Press Releases1.17.23

Dykema’s Cannabis Group Named “Practice Group of the Year” by Law360

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced that its Cannabis Industry Group was recognized as a…

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ArticlesJune/July 2018

"Assisted Reproductive Technology in Michigan: The Story of the Legal Tortoise and the Scientific Hare"

Bloomfield Hills-based attorneys Joanne R. Lax and Christyn Scott collaborated on the article…

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