Margie Scott was born and raised in South Carolina. After graduating from law school and earning admission to the South Carolina Bar in 2016, Margie worked for Walmart Stores, Inc. where she adjusted complex general liability, products liability, premises liability and property damage claims in Florida, West Virginia, Illinois, Utah, and Rhode Island. In 2019, Margie earned admission to the Louisiana Bar and joined the Perrier & Lacoste law firm in New Orleans, Louisiana. She now serves corporate and insurance clients in litigating matters involving commercial and personal lines automobile, general liability, products liability, and premises liability claims.
Margie is committed to public service. She served as a Junior Fellow at the Library of Congress, a Congressional Intern for the Honorable Congressman James E. Clyburn, Majority Whip in – the US House of Representatives. She also volunteered for the City of Columbia and Oliver Gospel Mission homeless shelters and as a Guardian ad Litem for battered and abused children in foster care.
Margie previously served as a Regional Field Organizer for the South Carolina Democratic Party where she was responsible for organizing 11 counties in South Carolina during the 2016 election cycle. Margie served as a communications fellow for Hillary Clinton’s campaign for the presidency. Margie is a member of a dynamic COVID Health Equity group where she contributed policy to the Biden-Harris Transition Team that was signed into Present Joe Biden’s Executive Orders. Margie is an independent consultant for the Blacks in Government and Daniel AP Murray’s Association at the Library of Congress where she is responsible for selecting prominent and famous Americans that made significant contributions to the African American community to be awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award.
Margie is a member of the 2022 Dorothy I. Height Global Leadership Academy with 20+ other accomplished women from Africa, The Bahamas, Guyana, Belize and the United States where she will impact public policy globally.